Negroamaro Salento "Il Pumo" San Marzano
The Il Pumo line of the San Marzano winery represents the immediateness and the extraordinary balance that is possible to reach with the wines from Salento. The Negroamaro is the most renowned red wine of this area that can express it-self very deeply with freshness with rich red fruits aromas and Mediterranean hints. This wine has the IGP certification and the red color of this wine is due to the Negroamaro grapes. The density is 4500 trees per hectare and the production area is the San Marzano hamlet in Salento in Puglia. The soils are located at 100 meters above the sea level and they are clay not very deep with stones. The grape harvest takes place in the second half of September and there is a thermo-controlled maceration for 10 days followed by an alcoholic fermentation with selected yeasts. The refinement takes place in steel. The Negroamaro Salento IGP keeps its organoleptic characteristics for 5 years.
Characteristics of the Negroamaro Salento
It has a garnet red color with purple-black reflections. The smell is intense and persistent with black currant and berries aromas, together with spices and thyme hints. The taste is bodied, velvety and harmonic with a long and sapid end.
Suggested pairings with this red wine from Puglia
This wine from Salento of the Il Pumo line is perfect with important courses with meats and aged cheeses. The service temperature is 18°C and it must be served in a Ballon wine glass. The proof is 13,5%.