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From Cantina Sampietrana comes Saraceni, a blend of two of the regions’s iconic grapes, Negroamaro and Malvasia Nera. This winery was started in 1952 by a group of grape growers to produce high quality wines, such as this red blend, reminiscent of Salice Salentino.This is a ruby red wine, fresh fruit on the nose, well balanced and harmonious, it pairs well with meat or hearty pasta dishes. This is true Puglian gem, from an area known for good value wines.
Classification: Salento IGP
Area of Production: Salento
Grape Varieties: 80% Negrosamaro, 20% Malvasia Nera
Soil: Clayey , chalky, minerally
Average Age of Vines: 40+ years
Trellising System: Small Puglian tree
Production per Acre: 5.3 tons
Total Cases Produced: 2,500