A small family farm of fourty hectares, Masseria Tagaro are located in the beautiful Itria Valley – The heart of Puglia. Here we are in the land of Trulli, a few miles from the picturesque town of Alberobello, a land known for special climate and terroir that is different to the rest of the region. A story that has been passed down for three generations, the new generation strives to modernize production tools and communication.
100% Primitivo di Manduria
Vineyard & Vinification Note
Production area: Apulian, Salento-Manduria
Sandy and clay soil
Age of vines: 10 to 40 years old
Espalier pruning system, apulian sapling.
Density: 4,500 plants per hectare
Vinification: Destemming of grapes and cold maceration at 10 to 12c for 18 to 36 hours. Alcoholic fermentation at controlled temperature and racking after 6 days. Soft pressing of the marc.
Maturation: After fermentation is racked into French oak barrels of medium toasting, the malolactic fermentation takes place and matured for 6 months. It is then bottled with ageing in the bottle for 4 months
Deep red with violet reflections. Intense and fruity with harmonic spicy notes with a soft and persistent taste with long balanced tannins.
Excellent with red meats on the grill, pasta with red meat, mediterranean dishes and slightly seasoned cheeses.