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Alberto Longo Negroamaro “Capoposto”

Alberto Longo Negroamaro "Capoposto"

Country

Italy

Region

Puglia

Producer

Alberto Longo

Vintage

2015

Composition

100% NEGROAMARO

Alcohol

13.5%

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TASTING NOTES

Ruby red with hints of garnet. The nose is intense and persistent with rich notes of wild berries. The taste is soft, round, and medium-bodied; this wine is structured with finely-textured, pronounced tannins.

PAIRING SUGGESTIONS

Pair with red meat or full bodied seafood. Serve at 18°-20°C; ageing potential for 4-5 years.

VINEYARD

  • Denomination: IGT Puglia Rosso
  • Production Area: San Severo, northern Puglia
  • Age of the Vineyard: Planted in 2002
  • Soil: calcareous with clay loam texture

VITICULTURE

  • Yield: 8,000 – 9,000 kg from 5,600 plants per hectare

VINIFICATION

  • Vinification: in temperature-controlled stainless steel vats favoring prolonged contact of must with skins
  • Malolactic Fermentation: takes place in November
  • Aging: 6-8 months in cement vats, 6 months in bottle