Menhir Salice Salentino Riserva DOC

Colour: Bright ruby mantle with garnet inlays.
Bouquet: Complex and variegated bouquet, with initial notes of wild berries, blueberry, cherries sotto spirito; followed by delicate spicy notes, cinnamon, coffee and forest floor framed by balsamic
Taste: Full-bodied, fresh and consistent, supported by harmonious tannins. Persistent finish with light toasted notes.

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Description

Colour: Bright ruby mantle with garnet inlays
Bouquet: Of considerable impact; the nose reveals notes of wild berries, currants and blueberries, perfectly integrated with delicate spicy notes: cinnamon, cloves, followed by a suggestion of balsamic-framed forest floor.
Taste: Powerful, fresh and balanced on the palate, supported by a harmonious and smooth tannin. Rich and persistent finish.
SUGGESTED PAIRINGS
Perfect with mixed roasted meats and truffle- and porcini mushroom-based dishes. Also pairs nicely with medium-aged and mature cheeses.

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Specifications

DESIGNATION
Salice Salentino D.O.C. Riserva
GRAPE
80% Negroamaro; 20% Malvasia Nera
VINEYARD LOCATION
Salice Salentino
SOIL COMPOSITION
Medium-textured clay
AGE OF VINES
50-60 years
TRAINING SYSTEM
Apulian alberello
YIELD PER HECTARE
70 quintals/ha
ANNUAL PRODUCTION
6.000 bottles
FIRST VINTAGE
2011
HARVEST
By hand in the third week of September
VINIFICATION
Fermentation with maceration at 22-24°C for 10 days
AGING
18 months in 225-litre, second passage French and American oak barriques, followed by an additional 6 months of refinement in bottle
ALCOHOL
14.5%

The Producer

The brothers Gaetano and Vito Marangelli have had a specific view of business due to a journey in Salento and so Menhir Salento takes place in 2002. It starts growing thanks to friends and collaborators, and also to Miriam Daniele: Brand Ambassador who has Salento in her heart.

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