Gianfranco Fino “Es” Primitivo di Manduria DOC (2016)14 April 2020
Gianfranco Fino “Jo” Salento IGT Negramaro (2017)14 April 2020
Gianfranco Fino “Es” Primitivo di Manduria DOC (2017)
Id 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 Id is subject to a single principle: “PLEASURE”.
Vinification: Sorting table, de-stemming, soft pressing of the berries, maceration in 70 Hl stainless steel vats, skin contact – 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 : of a beautiful impenetrable ruby red color, the nose is complex, intense aroma, with hints of ripe berries, pepper, balsamic herbs, licorice, chocolate, noble woods and sweet spices, the taste is powerful, soft and concentrated, with an exuberant and very long aromatic complexity, with an elegant freshness.
Pairings: Blue cheeses, game and red meats.
Format: 750 ml