Leone de Castris Salice Salentino Riserva 2013

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€21.95

Quick Overview

Elegant nose of cherries and dark berries. Juicy fruit on the palate, lightly roasted with hints of chocolate, full-bodied and creamy with good persistence on the finish.

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Leone de Castris Salice Salentino Riserva 2013

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Additional Information

Goes well with Beef, Cheeses, Lamb, Roast Chicken, Roast Turkey, Stews or Casseroles
Country/Region Italy, Italy/Puglia
Grape type Malvasia, Negroamaro
Drinking style Big, bold, powerful

Details

Although the estate goes back to the 17th century, this Salice has been made since 1954, the label reflecting this wonderful tradition.

Wine of an intense red colour with garnet-coloured hints, made of Negroamaro and Malvasia Nera. To the nose fruity sensations of blackberry and black cherry, notes of basil and sweet spices due to the refinement in oak barrels. In the mouth it is smooth and balanced with a strong but never intrusive tannin. Long last finish. Very good with roasts and ripe cheese.

The grapes after a soft pressure and the separation of grape-stalk are submitted to particular maceration at checked temperature (20 - 22° C) for a period of 8-12 days. After the fermentation the wine is put to sharpen in oak barrels of 30 hectolitres for about 12 months. It becomes “Reserve” after 2 years from the date of harvest.

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