Gianfranco Fino “Es” Primitivo di Manduria DOC (2015)14 April 2020
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The Es according to Freud: It is instinct and unbridled passion (the same with which this wine was produced) without conditions, without rules, beyond space and time, logic and morality. He knows neither good nor evil. The Es is subject to a single principle: “PLEASURE”.
Vinification: Table for sorting, destemming, soft pressing of the grapes, maceration in 70 Hl stainless steel vats, contact with skins – must for two to three weeks, temperature control of the marc hair, 2 delestage per day. Pressing of the pomace with vertical hydraulic press with stainless steel cage. After racking immediately in 50% new and 50% second passage French oak barriques. Daily batonnage until the first racking. After about 9 months of aging in wood, the wine without the aid of clarifiers and without tartaric precipitations is bottled and after about 9 months of aging it is released for consumption.
Tasting notes: Impenetrable ruby red color, Rich, intense and articulated aroma, with hints of ripe berries, pepper, balsamic herbs, licorice, chocolate, noble woods and sweet spices, powerful, soft and concentrated taste, exuberant and very long aromatic complexity, with an elegant freshness.
Pairings: Blue cheeses, game and red meats.
Format: 750 ml