Liante Salice Salentino DOC 2019

Castello Monaci


“Liante” is the “wind of the Levant” which gusts throughout the Adriatic region.

Terroir: Negramaro and Malvasia Nera di Lecce are sourced from estate vineyards surrounding the 16th century winery.

Vinification: Grapes are hand-harvested before dawn to avoid exposure to the hot sun. The Negroamaro ripens first; typically in early September, followed by the Malvasia up to two weeks later. The grapes are macerated and fermented in temperature controlled stainless steel tanks follow by 6 months in the cellar where 25% the wine will rest in French oak and the remainder in stainless steel. 50,000 bottles produced.

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Warm and embracing, its name recalls the levant wind that blows persistently on our vineyards, acting as a natural anti-mold agent. With its intense aromas, it evokes notes of marasca cherry, prunes, vanilla and cocoa. The result is a Salice Salentino DOC with a harmonious and balanced tradition that continues with its aromas and flavors, offering a pleasant discovery with every sip taken.

Technical Details

  • Appellation: Puglia
  • Sustainability: Certified Sustainable, DNV-GL
  • Soil: Clay, Limestone
  • Alcohol: 14%
  • Ttl Acidity: 3.65 g/l
  • Residual Sugar: 4 g/l
  • Avg Production: 5,000 bottles
  • Sizes Available: 750ml
  • Pack Size: 12/750ml
  • Varietals: 80% Negroamaro, 20% Malvasia Nera di Lecce

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