Primitivo di Manduria "Talò" DOP San Marzano
From the Talò line is produced this sensational DOP wine made by the San Marzano winery. The Primitivo grapes are used pure and the profit is 5000 trees per hectare all cultivated in the San Marzano territory, in the Salento, in Puglia. The soil is located at 100 meters above the sea level with few rains and warm temperatures. The soil is clay with some rocks. In the second half of September it takes place the manual harvest and it follows a thermos-controlled maceration for 10 days followed by an alcoholic fermentation with selected yeasts. The aging takes place in French and American oak barrels for 6 months. The Primitivo di Manduria DOP Talò San Marzano can be aged up to 5 years.
Characteristics of the Primitivo di Manduria DOP Talò
It has a ruby red color with purple reflections. The smell has ripe cherry and prune aromas with vanilla and cacao hints. The taste is structured with a long sweetness at the end.
Suggested pairings with this red wine from Puglia
The Primitivo di Manduria DOP San Marzano must be matched with important and structured courses such as the lamb, the game and the aged cheeses. It must be served at 16°C and the proof is 13.5%.