Elegìa 2019 - 750 ml
Primitivo di Manduria DOC Riserva
Produced from Primitivo grape, handpicked in the second half of September.
Alcoholic fermentation at temperatures that did not exceed 25°C (77°F), then aging in French barriques for 12 months. Alcohol content 15% vol.
Deep ruby red. Elegant nose, strong fruity component based on wild blackberries, prunes, raspberries in jam and blueberries. Nutmeg, vanilla and cloves anticipate scent of aromatic herbs and leather. Puffs of toasted almond and dried violet petals flank hints of undergrowth. Bright acidity and drying tannins push through to tighten up the close. Persistent.
Spiced wild boar morsels, saddle of roe deer in Primitivo wine sauce with blueberries, slow cooked juniper beef stew, spicy horsemeat stew. Serve at 16-18°C (60-64°F).