I Vini di Veronelli 2018
Posta Piana Salice Salentino, 2015 2 stars
AIS VITAE 2018
Posta Piana Salice Salentino, 2015 3 vines
SALICE SALENTINO DOP
Production area: Area between the provinces of Brindisi and
Grape variety: 80% Negroamaro, 20% Malvasia Nera
Yield per hectare: 80-90 q
Harvest period: Between the second and third weeks of September
Soil type: Clayey-limestone
Vinification: The grapes are picked when perfectly ripe and sent to the cellar, where they are selected, destemmed, macerated at a temperature of 25-28°C for 10 days and then pressed. After pressing, the wine is aged separately: part spending a year in barriques and the rest in stainless-steel tanks in order to achieve a better balance of fruit and spice. It is subsequently bottled and aged for another 2 months prior to release.
Sensory characteristics: Ruby red with garnet reflections, Intense and complex nose of ripe red fruits and spices like vanilla, coffee and cacao. At the palate is intense, wide and persistent.
Food pairings: Excellent with lunches of pasta with meat sauce, roulades, or roast meats.