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Since 1993, Antica
Enotria has been producing their wines without the use of chemicals pesticides,
herbicides or fertilizers. The winery is located in the province of Foggia just
a few miles from the Gulf of Manfredonia in Puglia.
Tasting Notes: This intriguing red spent eight months in used French barrels. The result: a lean yet muscular, softly tannic wine suggestive of dark red-berry fruit with notes of licorice and leather.
One Bicchiere - Gambero Rosso, Italian Wines 2011
90pts - Gregory Dal Piaz, snooth.com Read the article
"This has a hint of Band-Aid on the nose but there is also deep, wild blueberry and blackberry fruit topped with sweet licorice tones and a nice tarry overtone. Light and lively on entry with very clear, brisk, wild berry fruit. The tannins here are small-scaled but firm, adding a light bitter underlay to the aromatic, fresh, precise finish."
| Region: Puglia
Classification: Puglia IGT
Area of Production: Daunia - Northern Puglia
Grape Variety: 100% Nero di Troia (Certified Organic)
Soil: Mixed (Limestone&Clay)
Average Age of Vines: 9 years
Trellising System: Guyot
Spacing of the Plants: Approx 1800 plants per acre
Production per Acre: 3.57 tons
Vinification Technique: After harvesting and slight crushing, the grapes are left to macerate on the their skins and ferment at a controlled temperature of 25ºC for 12 days.
Maturation: Ages in steel tanks for 8 months followed by an additional 6 months in oak barrels.
Total Acidity: 5.50 g/l
Residual Sugar: 0.25 g/l
Alcohol: 13 %
Total Cases Produced: 1,250