I Vini di Veronelli 2018
Podere Belmantello Furfane, 2015 2 stars
PUGLIA IGP NEGROAMARO
Production area: Countryside around Cerignola
Grape variety: 100% Negroamaro
Yield per hectare: 80 q
Harvest period: Third ten days of September
Soil type: Clayey-limestone
Vinification: In the cellar, the grapes are destemmed and conveyed to stainless-steel fermentation vessels, where they are kept at a temperature of 10-12°C for 24-36 hours. Then they are inoculated with cultured yeasts and fermented at a maximum temperature of 25-26°C for about 8 days, after which they are pressed. The resulting wine is transferred back into stainless-steel tanks, where it is aged for approximately 3 months, before filtering and bottling, where it is aged for approximately one more month before its release.
Sensory characteristics: Ruby red with garnet reflections. An intense and complex nose with hints of fresh fruit and Mediterranean flavours. Soft palate impact characterized by largeness, softness, persistent and fruity in the end.
Food pairings: Starters and red meats.