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The Vine Leaf
Balancing element between the grapes and the sun, essential for the health of the bunch.
The Farmer
The most important element: the manual labor in the vine.
The Tractor
The best friend of the vinedresser, always present at the right times.
The Barrel
Symbol par excellence of wine aging, representing the necessary patience to obtain valid results.
The Night
The regenerating element of our vines: the cool and quiet night of Salento.
The Sweet Violet
The exciting olfactory crescendo of the floral note of Negroamaro.
The Sun
Primary source of energy and structure of the wine.
The Organoleptic Testing
An invitation not only to drink but also to taste our wines, to best enjoy all their features.
The Wild Berry
The immediate, elegant flavour, above all of blueberries and redcurrants.
The Scissors
Faithful companion of the harvest of our grapes, handpicked in small baskets.
The Tarantula
Symbol of Salento: it represents the pungent character of Negroamaro.
L'Artiste de Montmartre
Symbol of France: it represents the elegance of Cabernet.
The Heart
Love and Passion: the secret ingredients of our wines.
The Grass
A primary aroma of Cabernet, pleasant undertone of Cantico.
The Grape
Daughter of the soil and the labor, mother of our wines.
The Knot
The union between the two grape varieties of Cantico, not easy to achieve but very solid in the result.
The Sea
The Ionian and Adriatic Seas, present in all of our wines with their salty notes.
The Treble Clef
The harmonic interplay of two great performers: Cabernet and Negroamaro.
The Hourglass
The Time, Lord of the wines and especially of this wine: first in the vineyard, then in the cellar and finally in the bottle.
The Wind
The element that most characterizes our land, bringing unique scents to Salento’s grapes.
Cantico
Love, admirably described in the biblical Canticle of Canticles, as the harmonious union of two grape varieties, each bringing its best features with it: the elegance of Cabernet and the strength of Negroamaro, timeless values of a contemporary wine.
Cantico
Love, admirably described in the biblical Canticle of Canticles, as the harmonious union of two grape varieties, each bringing its best features with it: the elegance of Cabernet and the strength of Negroamaro, timeless values of a contemporary wine.
Cantico
Love, admirably described in the biblical Canticle of Canticles, as the harmonious union of two grape varieties, each bringing its best features with it: the elegance of Cabernet and the strength of Negroamaro, timeless values of a contemporary wine.
Cantico
Love, admirably described in the biblical Canticle of Canticles, as the harmonious union of two grape varieties, each bringing its best features with it: the elegance of Cabernet and the strength of Negroamaro, timeless values of a contemporary wine.
Cantico
Love, admirably described in the biblical Canticle of Canticles, as the harmonious union of two grape varieties, each bringing its best features with it: the elegance of Cabernet and the strength of Negroamaro, timeless values of a contemporary wine.
Cantico
Love, admirably described in the biblical Canticle of Canticles, as the harmonious union of two grape varieties, each bringing its best features with it: the elegance of Cabernet and the strength of Negroamaro, timeless values of a contemporary wine.
Cantico
Love, admirably described in the biblical Canticle of Canticles, as the harmonious union of two grape varieties, each bringing its best features with it: the elegance of Cabernet and the strength of Negroamaro, timeless values of a contemporary wine.



CANTICO

Designation: Salento IGP
Grape varieties: Negroamaro, Cabernet Sauvignon
Alcohol by volume: 13,5%
Oenologist: Goffredo Agostini - Gruppo Matura

TASTING NOTES

Colour: ruby red with violet tinges.
Bouquet: stronger tones of red berries, highlighted by the herbaceous background, with elegant, gradually overlapping notes of violet.
Flavour: great structure, tannins well supported by acidity. Finish with a great elegance and persistence.

VINEYARD CHARACTERISTICS

Production: Seclì e Galatone (Lecce)
Year of planting: 2005
Exposure: east
Altitude: 76 MSL
Soil type: medium-textured, with higher proportion of clay.
Plant density: 4000 plants per ha.
Training system: spurred cordon (m 2,2 x 1).
Vintage period: mid-September.
Method of harvesting: hand picking in small baskets.
Grape yield: Negroamaro 12 t/ha, Cabernet 9 t/ha
Wine yield: Negroamaro 90 hl/ha, Cabernet 70 hl/ha

VINIFICATION AND AGING

Pressing: crusher/destemmer
Fermentation: stainless steel tanks.
Fermentation temperature: 26°C
Fermentation time and maceration with skin contact: 15-20 days
Malolactic fermentation: spontaneous in steel tanks.
Aging: 12 months in steel tanks, 6 months in used French oak barrique.

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