Menhir Salice Salentino 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: 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.
SUGGESTED PAIRINGS
Perfect with mixed meat roasts, truffle-based dishes and porcini mushrooms. Also ideal with medium-aged and mature cheeses.

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Specifications

DESIGNATION
Salice Salentino D.O.C.
GRAPE
80% Negroamaro; 20% Malvasia Nera
VINEYARD LOCATION
Salice Salentino
SOIL COMPOSITION
Medium-textured clay
AGE OF VINES
40 years
TRAINING SYSTEM
Apulian alberello
YIELD PER HECTARE
70 quintals/ha
ANNUAL PRODUCTION
10.000 bottles
FIRST VINTAGE
2007
HARVEST
By hand in the second week of September
VINIFICATION
Fermentation with maceration at 22-24°C for 10 days
AGING
6 months in 225-liter, second passage French and American oak barriques
ALCOHOL
13.5%

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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