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Chidro – Primitivo di Manduria

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Chidro – Primitivo di Manduria

Chidro is a river that flows through volcanic tubes underneath the surface of Masseria Cuturi. It ends its run in an estuary that flows into the Ionic Sea. The encounter of the fresh water and the sea creates a fantastic microenvironment of plants and fish species. Every year this is the favorite destination for hundreds of scuba divers.

Appellation: Primitivo di Manduria DOC

Style: red, dry

Varietal: 100% Primitivo

Certified Organic

Wine Details:

Tasting Notes:
Color: Intense deep ruby red.
Bouquet: Rich and complex notes of ripe red berries blueberry jam. Elegant spicy notes, with hints of tobacco leaves and cloves.
Taste: Rich and medium to full-bodied, with a very balanced fruity and spicy notes. Soft tannins and a fresh finishing of red fruits and jam.
Food Pairings: Pasta and rice dishes. Meat (red, poultry, game), cold cuts and cheeses (medium aged).
Serving Temperature: 16/18º C (60/64º F).
Alcohol:  14.5%

Vinyard Notes:
Training System: Spallier with Guyot pruning
Soil: Clay and limestone
Plants per hectare: 4500
Certification:  Organic

Winemaking Notes:
Harvest: Hand-picked and select bunches are hand-sorted.
Alcoholic Fermentation: Maceration takes place during 25 days in temperature-controlled steel vats at 22-28 C°
Malolactic Fermentation:  The malolactic fermentation is carried out in stainless steel vats.
Aging:  One year of total aging in French tonneau and cement (40%).