Castello Monaci - Maru Negroamaro Salento IGT 2018
The term "Maru" translates into dark or severe and correctly describes some of the characteristics of Puglia's native Negroamaro grape.
Terroir: The Castello Monaci Maru Negroamaro is sourced from estate vineyards surrounding the 16th century winery. This varietal is typically harvested in early September.
Vinification: The fruit is hand-harvested at dawn to preserve sugar levels and avoid the heat of the sun. Each parcel is vinified separately in small stainless steel tanks followed by blending and then 6 months aging in 75% stainless steel and 25% 2nd and 3rd use French oak. 80,000 bottles produced.
Additional Details editIntense dark berry and spicy aromas, round and ripe on the palate with an excellent structure.
- Appellation: Puglia
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- Sustainability: Certified Sustainable, DNV-GL
- Soil: Clay, Limestone
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- Alcohol: 14%
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- Avg Production: 80,000 bottles
- Pack Size: 12/750ml
- Varietals: 100% Negroamaro