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Lama del Tenente Rosso Salento IGT

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Production characteristics

GRAPE VARIETYPrimitivo 35%; Montepulciano 35%; Malvasia nera di Lecce 30%.
PLANTING TYPEEspalier
PLANTS PER HECTARE4500-5700
AVERAGE YIELD PER HECTARE60 quintals
HARVESTING PERIODPrimitivo: mid-September; Malvasia nera di Lecce: end of September; Montepulciano: mid-October.
HARVESTING METHODManual
FERMENTATION METHODAt a controlled temperature with maceration of the skins for 15 days
METHOD OF REFINEMENTMalolactic and in French Allier barrels for 12 months, in steel tanks for another
12 months. In bottles for 5 months

 

WINE-TASTING NOTE

Serving temperature 20 °C.

EYEDeep garnet red
NOSEA definite bouquet of plums and tobacco mixed with a spicy note of pepper, cloves and vanilla.
PALATEA rich flavour of preserved fruits with a hot, spicy finish.
 

AWARDS

  • 2011 | 92 Points – Robert Parker
  • 2015 | 91 Points – Tom Cannavan
  • 2017 | Gold Medal – Berliner Wine Trophy
  • 2017 | 91 Points – Decanter World Wine Awards
  • 2018 | 90 Points – Decanter World Wine Awards
  • 2019 | Gold Medal – Berliner Wine Trophy

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