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Alberto Longo Uva Di Troia "Le Cruste"

Country

Italy

Region

Puglia

Producer

Alberto Longo

Vintage

2015

Composition

100% NERO DI TROIA

Alcohol

13.5%

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TASTING NOTES

Intense ruby red color with purple highlights. The nose is intense and persistent with rich notes of brambleberries and extremely ripe plums. Well-balanced with a silky tannin structure.

PAIRING SUGGESTIONS

Pair with aged cheeses, game, and meat in general. Serve at 18 -20°C. Open the bottle an hour before serving. Long ageing potential, at least 10 years.

VINEYARD

  • Denomination: IGT Puglia Rosso
  • Production Area: San Severo, northern Puglia
  • Age of Vineyard: Planted in 2002
  • Soil: Calcareous with clayey texture

VITICULTURE

  • Yield: 1.2 kg per plant

VINIFICATION

  • Vinification: fermentation in steel vats with prolonged contact with skins
  • Malolactic Fermentation: Yes
  • Aging: French oak barriques and tonneaux for 12 months, in the bottle 18 months