Menhir Salento Quota 29 is produced from 100 per cent Primitivo and has a strong ruby-red with a touch of violet colour. It has a pleasant, fresh, clear and expressive taste along with a ripe morello cherries, mint and blackberries bouquet.
Colour: strong ruby red with a violet tint
Bouquet: ripe morello cherries, mint and blackberries
Palate: pleasant, fresh, clear and expressive
Food Pairing: salted meat, such as capocollo and soppressata from Martina Franca (Apulia), bacon-fat and Faeto ham, maritati (type of Apulian pasta) with ragout of mixed meat, roast lamb with wild thyme and grilled potatoes, partially matured cheeses, such as caciocavallo podolico. Serve at 16 - 18 °C.
Variety: 100% Primitivo
Region: Lecce, Puglia Italy
Maturation: pre-fermentation maceration, temperature controlled fermentation,
partial refining in oak barrels.