The wine "Spano" is exclusively produced during "the most beneficial vintages" in the Sannicola vineyards, it is the result of the union of the experience and the will to create a "Great" Red Wine from our land with its feature of an unique tipicalness.

• GRAPES: 100% Negroamaro grape. These well-known grapes are growed in the Salentine municipality of Sannicola with the traditional planting technique of Apulian "Alberello" (bush) or "Alberello Pugliese".
• TYPE OF THE TERRAIN: red soil mixed with sand and of medium blending.
• PERIOD OF GRAPE HARVEST: last weeks of September/first weeks of October (when the plant is lightly withering).
• TYPE OF HARVEST: picking by hand.
• MEDIUM PRODUCTION PER HECTARE: 60 quintals of grape.
• VINIFICATION: It's traditional vinification with a continuing maceration of grapes and racking-off with an evident intensity of colors and scents. When the grape harvest ends, the starting ageing of wine occurs partly (v50%) in steel containers and the remaining part in small valuable oak barrels for about 12 months. Then, at the right moment, the wine blending occurs and after a period of rest, the product is bottled and put on the market after an ageing in bottle of one year. The wine "Spano" is produced exclusively during "the most beneficial vintages". The bottles of this wine put on the market belong to the following vintages: 1986, 1988, 1990, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2003, 2007. The wine "Spano" is the result of the union of the experience and the will to create a "Great" Red Wine from our land with its feature of an unique tipicalness. It may be well-known like many other excellent red wines produed not only in Salentine land. It reveals extraordinary strongness and complexity; it is a long aged wine.
ORGANOLEPTIC FEATURES:
Color: intense ruby red with garnet reflections and a good concentration.
Scent: pronounced, with odors of spices and berries.
Flavour: with a full and a smooth character at the same time.
It has a good balance and reveals a strong character.
Our suggestion: this wine may be served at about 16°-18°.
GASTRONOMIC PAIRING: it combines well with relevant
meat and venison course, with hard and aged cheeses.
This wine may be sipped during conversation and after the end of meal.
Annual production: 8.500 bottles

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