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One Case ( 6 Bottles ): £57.72
Country - Italy
Region - Apulia
Grape Varieties - Negroamaro 85%, Malvasia Nera 15%
Alcohol by volume - 13.5%
Bottle - 75cl
Producer - San Marzano
Tasting notes - An intense bouquet of cherry, savoury plum and spicy notes combined with an attractive hint of Mediterranean herbs. Full bodied with a generous flavour and a pleasantly fresh finish.
Silver, SWA, 2017
An intense bouquet of cherry, savoury plum and spicy
notes combined with a hint of savoury Mediterranean
herbs. Full, warm and generous.
In 1962, 19 vine growers from San Marzano whose families had farmed the land for
generations, combined their efforts to establish 'Cantine San Marzano'. Through the
decades this cooperative has grown significantly, attracting over 1,200 vine growers.
Using modern and technologically advanced vinification techniques they produce
elegant wines that pay homage to the ancient Apulian wine traditions. The fusion of
time honoured tradition, passion and contemporary techniques, enables this winery
to produce wines with distinctive varietal and regional characteristics while reflecting
the local terroir. In the Sommelier Wine Awards, San Marzano was awarded
European Producer of the Year 2017.
Salice Salentino DOP comes from the Apulia region that makes up the south-eastern
corner of Italy. Located between two seas the Adriatic Sea and the Ionian the
vineyards are situated on land where vines and olive trees flourish side by side. The
vineyard's soils and the Mediterranean terroir play a fundamental role in the
production of the wines. The climate is extreme, with droughts, frosts and the sirocco
winds, all providing challenges to the talented winemakers. The vines are grown in
soils that are mainly composed of reddish clay. The harvest takes place in the
second half of September, once the grapes have reached the optimal level of
The grapes were harvested during the second half of September. The must went
through a thermo-controlled maceration for approximately ten days, followed by the
alcoholic fermentation with selected yeasts. The wine was aged in stainless steel
tanks, preserving the purity of fruit in the blend.
An intense bouquet of cherry, savoury plum and spicy notes combined with an
attractive hint of Mediterranean herbs. Full bodied with a generous flavour and a
pleasantly fresh finish.
Served at 16 to 18°C, this wine is an excellent accompaniment to salami, savoury first
courses and cheese platters.
Negroamaro 85%, Malvasia Nera 15%
Silver, SWA, 2017
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