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Verso, Verso Rosso Salento IGT
Verso Rosso Salento IGT

 

Tasting Notes: Verso is a very full-bodied, luscious wine made with a small percent of ‘appassimento’, or raisined, grapes. It comes from the same terrific people who make Casa Contini. The grapes are grown on two non-contiguous crus, with about 10,000 cases total made, which is, of course, very small for Puglia. Rich and dark in color, with vibrant spice flavors, it is a hedonistic experience that captures the polished side of Negroamaro and Primitivo.

Location Puglia, Italia. Soil Mixed Clay.
Estate Verso Vine Bush-trained vineyards.
3,000 vines per hectare.
1 bottle per plant average yield.
Winemaker (ah-lay-SAHN-dro BOW-tehr) Vinification Fermentation in temperature
controlled stainless steel tanks.
Varietals 60% Negroamaro.
35% Primitivo.
5% Malvasia Nera.
Barrel Slavonian oak.
Residual Sugar 10 grams per liter. Maturation 6 months in the barrel.
3 months in steel (after oak maturation).
3 months in the bottle.
Acidity 5.5 grams per liter. Vintage Production 10,000 cases.
Alcohol 14% by volume. Foot Fairing Duck breast, olive tapenade and
figs with soft cheese.
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