Gianfranco Fino “Es” Primitivo di Manduria DOC (2017)14 April 2020
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Gianfranco Fino “Jo” Salento IGT Negramaro (2017)
Jo Negramaro IGT (2017)
“Jo” from the Ionian Sea, the sea that bathes the coasts of Manduria. Jonico is also one of the synonyms of Negramaro, a native vine par excellence of the Great Salento.
Vinification: Light withering on the vine, harvested by hand in plastic crates with careful selection of the bunches, transport by truck with isothermal box. IN THE CELLAR: sorting table, destemming, soft pressing of the grapes, maceration in 70 Hl stainless steel vat, contact with the must skins from three to four weeks, temperature control of the marc cap (Max T. 23-25 ° C) two delestages a day, after 24 hours racking in steel to remove the coarser lees and immediately in 50% new 50% French oak barriques in a single step. Pressing of the pomace with vertical hydraulic press with stainless steel cage. Daily batonnage until the first racking. After about 12 months of aging in wood, the wine without the aid of clarifiers and without filtration and without tartaric precipitations is bottled and after about six months of aging it is released for consumption.
Tasting notes: Ruby red color, with fruity, floral and spicy notes with hints of rose, plum, Mediterranean scrub, tobacco and cocoa, on the palate it is soft, warm and with a nice freshness.
Pairings: Blue cheeses, game and red meats.
Format: 750 ml