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.
Vineyard & Vinification Note
In the heart of Valle d’Itria, at 300 mt above sea level.
Soil: Calcareous red ground.
Age of vines: 30 years old . Espalier dry pruning typical of trees.
Density: 5,500 plants per hectare.
Destemming of grapes and first maceration without fermentation at 4°-5° C for 48 hours. Then, insemination of yeasts and fermentation with maceration, malo-lactic fermentation
Ageing: 6 months in French and American oak and 3 months in bottle
Deep red with violet reflections. Intense and persistent aromas of red fruit on the nose. Very strong notes of plums, blackcurrant, cocoa and sweet spices. Well balanced-wine.
Ideal with savoury first courses, all types of meat dishes and cheese