Copertino

Area of production: Copertino, Monteroni, Arnesano, San Pietro in Lama, Carmiano – Puglia
Soil: Chalky-clay
Cultivation: Low tree-like vines 
Grapes: 70% Negramaro, 30% Montepulciano
Climate: Mild winters with very dry springs and summers
Harvest: Manual harvest a few days after grapes are ripe
Wine making: Traditional soaking for 30 - 45 days and fermentation of the must at controlled temperature
Aging: 6 months in French and Russian barrels and 6 months in bottles
Color: Ruby-red
Bouquet: Clean, generous and full-bodied

Alcoholic strength: 14.00%
Recommended temperature: 18°C
Service:  First decant and then serve in a large bowl-shaped glass
Storage time: Five years, if the wine is stored in appropriate cellars