Masseria Tagaro
Cinquenoci Primitivo IGT Puglia, 2020

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.

Grape

100% Primitivo

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

Tasting Note

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.

Food Pairing

Ideal with savoury first courses, all types of meat dishes and cheese