Tagarote®

Primitivo Rosso Dolce IGP Puglia

Tagarote is a wonderful species of Peregrine Falcon known for its warm colors, to connote the soft accents of this primitivo of Gioia del Colle Doc Dolce.

Grapes
100% Primitivo

Production area
Gioia del Colle (Ba), Turi (Ba)

Climate
Arid and warm

Soil
Cretaceous clay

Training System
50 years Apulian alberello cultivation

Harvest period
Light withering in the vineyard – Beginning of October, hand-picked into crates

Vinification
Destemming - Traditional maceration in wooden amphorae tanks for about 20 days with frequent pump-overs - Fermentation with natural yeasts - Temperature of 22°-24°C

Maturation and ageing
Stainless steel tanks - 6 months in Allier and local Oak Tonneaux

Characteristics
Ruby red color with coppery reflections. Aroma of dried sour cherry leaves. Fragrances of ripe cherries and blackberries. Dried figs, carobs, and slightly toasted cocoa beans prevail on the nose. Extremely balanced on the palate with sweet and persistent tannins. Harmonious and satisfying with balsamic and licorice notes

Alcohol
14,5% vol.

Pairing
Almond sweets, chocolate profiteroles, Puglia's Scarcella. A meditation wine

Serving temperature
19° C

Bottle size
50 cl

Notes
For after-dinner that requires a protagonist that the palate wants to remember, during frivolous and emotionally intimate conversations