Moramora Malvasia Nera Salento PGI
GRAPE VARIETY: Malvasia Nera
DENOMINATION: Salento PGI
PRODUCTION AREA: Rural area of San Donaci in the province of Brindisi.
TRAINING SYSTEM: Cordon-spurred
TERRAIN: Medium dough
PLANTING DENSITY AND YIELD: 4500 plants per hectare and 2 kg of grapes per plant
GRAPE HARVEST: The harvest is carried out in the early hours of the morning, in the coolest hours of the day
WINEMAKING: After harvesting, the grapes are destemmed and the crushed grapes ferment in stainless steel at a controlled temperature of 22-24°C for 8-10 days. The must undergoes several pumping over and delestage that offer a technological extraction of color and tannins. Subsequently, the wine is racked in a soft press. After the first racking, always in stainless steel, malolactic fermentation takes place
MATURATION: 3 months in second and third passage French oak barrels
VOL.%: 14,50° alc.
TASTING NOTES: Intense ruby red colour. On the nose, it offers small red fruits such as blackberries and mulberries in full ripeness. Hints of wilted plums and sweet spices give an enveloping tertiary perception. The finish is long, soft and with silky tannins.