Ardentius

Name: Ardentius


Vines:  85 % Aglianico 15% Syrah
Denomination: I.G.T.(Typical Geographical Identification) - Puglia
Production area: Salento 'La Casa'
Type of Soil: Typically clayey and limestone, rich in potassium
Direction of vines:  North-South
Growth system of vineyards: One-sided 'cordone speronato' which forms an inverted L
Production per hectar: 80 Quintals
Density of vines: 5000 per hectares


Harvest time: First week of October
Vinification: Fermentation in stainless steel tanks at a controlled temperature (23°C). Average maceration max 10 days, Malolactic fermentation is achieved in total
Aging: 18 months in small French oak barrels + 1 month in glass


Alcohol: 13,7%


Ready for consumption: 24 months from harvest


Colour: Intense ruby red
Aroma: Fruity of small red fruits, plum, slightly spicy and a hint of vanilla
Taste: Typical, full and balanced, the final is round and tannic.
Ideal serving temperature: Ambient around 20° C


Yearly production: 2.500 bottles