V A L L E d’ I T R I A
I.G.T. – Indicazione Geografica Tipica
Cultivation area Valle d’Itria 40°41’29“ north/17°25’18“east, 304 m.a.s.l.
between the Jonian and Adriatic coasts, province of Brindisi
Type of production strictly biological as EU-Code Nr. IT BIO 006 PR0851
Age of vines 7 years
System of cultivation espalier – Guyot
Number of vines/ha 3000
Grapes 100 % Cucciguaniello named also Susumaniello.
This historical autochton vine wich almost disapeared at
the end of 1800 due to Filossera produce grapes with extraordinary
richness in poliphenole, but special attention is needed regarding
choice of soil, guidance during the phenological phases and in
Harvest middle / end of October, by hand, early in the morning
Average yield 7000 bottles/ha
Climate mediterranean, but the grapes ripe slowly because of great
differences between day and night due to the Valle d’Itria stream
and forther, from september onwards the temperature varies from
25-28°C. during the day and 5-8°C. in the night; wich enhances
notably aroma and quality of the wines.
Wine cellars on the premises
Vinification classical method for red grapes
Organoleptic intense ruby colour with violet highlights, strongly structured,
characteristics the richness of aromas, scents and flavours best discovered
after decantetion. .
Goes well with roasts, grilled and braised meats, game, hard cheese or
. on ist own for a special treat.
Serving temperature 18-20°C.
Best at 1 – 6 years
Alcohol 13% Vol.