Terribile
Primitivo Salento IGP (Italy)
Red Wine

Alcohol content: 14,5% (vintage 2014), 14% (vintage 2015), 16% (vintage 2016), 15% (vintage 2017)

Grape Variety: Primitivo di Manduria 100%

Vineyard Location: Uggiano Montefusco, Manduria (TA) Italy

Training System: Bush Vine

Vineyard Management: Conventional

Planting Year: 1991

Yield: Aprox’ 5000 Kilograms per hectare

Yield per plant: Aprox’ 1 kilogram of grapes

Soil: Red Soil, Carparo and Marl underground

Climate: Mediterranean climate, with cooling breeze from Ionian Sea, excellent sun exposure

Proximity to the Sea: 7 km from the Ionian coast

Harvest: manual, in boxes, 3rd week of August

Fermentation: Gentle destemming of the grapes followed by a maceration on skins and a fermentation with controlled temperature. When organoleptic and chemical parameters are reached the skins are removed. Not filtered.

Aging: 10 months into American barrels, then 1.5 year in bottle.


Characteristics

 

Color: deep ruby with violet hues;

Nose: Fruity notes, mature fruit like red plum and kirsch and elegant spicy notes of vanilla and cloves;

Palate: A full bodied dry wine with a medium level of velvety tannins and acidity. Mature flavours of black fruit like blackcurrant are combined with notes of sweet spices. Long finish

Pairing suggestions: Meat dishes, beans, chickpeas, black chocolate.

Serving temperature: 16/18° C

Wine Producer: Giusi Terribile

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Carattere Terribile
Primitivo Negramaro Salento IGP (Italy)
Red Wine

Alcohol content: 14,5 vintage 2017

Grape Variety: Primitivo di Manduria 60% and Negramaro 40%

Vineyard Location: Uggiano Montefusco, Manduria (TA) Italy

Training System: Bush Vine

Vineyard Management: Conventional

Planting Year: 1991

Yield: Aprox’ 5000 Kilograms per hectare

Yield per plant: Aprox’ 1 kilogram of grapes

Soil: Red Soil, Carparo and Marl underground

Climate: Mediterranean climate, with cooling breeze from Ionian Sea, excellent sun exposure

Proximity to the Sea: 7 km from the Ionian coast

Harvest: manual, in boxes, 3rd week of August

Fermentation: Gentle destemming of the grapes followed by a maceration on skins and a fermentation with controlled temperature. When organoleptic and chemical parameters are reached the skins are removed. Not filtered.

Aging: Primitivo di Manduria: 10 months in American barrels, 1 .5 year in bottle. Negramaro: 1 year in Stainless steel


Characteristics

 

Color: Ruby;

Nose: A fruity wine with cherry notes, a hint of rose and spicy notes of liquorice and white pepper together with oak aromas of coconut and vanilla;

Palate: Dry red with a medium tannin and acidity and fruity, spicy and Oaky notes. Long finish;

Pairing suggestions: Lasagna, Beef and Mushrooms, Pasta with vegetables, selection of cheeses;

Serving temperature: 16/18° C

Wine Producer: Giusi Terribile