Posta Piana Salice Salentino DOP

Cantine Paradiso Posta Piana Salice Salentino DOP

Awards

I Vini di Veronelli 2018

I Vini di Veronelli 2018

Posta Piana Salice Salentino, 2015 2 stars

Associazione Italiana Sommelier Vitae 2018

AIS VITAE 2018

Posta Piana Salice Salentino, 2015 3 vines

SALICE SALENTINO DOP

Production area: Area between the provinces of Brindisi and
Lecce

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.

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