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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 Thermometer
A particular attention has to be paid to temperature, given the aromatic explosiveness of Elisir.
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 Decanter
Recommended to best aerate this wine, especially in its youth.
The Scissors
Faithful companion of the harvest of our grapes, handpicked in small baskets.
The Marasca Cherry
Varietal aroma of both grapes, immediate and dominant.
The Plum
The enveloping tone of our wine, given above all from Primitivo.
The Heart
Love and Passion: the secret ingredients of our wines.
The Heart
Love and Passion: the secret ingredients of our wines.
The Blackbird
The common blackbird (fr. merle) gives Merlot its name and symbolizes its impenetrable color.
The Grape
Daughter of the soil and the labor, mother of our wines.
The Baguette
Symbol of France: it represents the fragrant fullness of Merlot.
The Sea
The Ionian and Adriatic Seas, present in all of our wines with their salty notes.
The Vanilla Flower
A secondary aroma, discreet but noticeable, given by a sober use of barriques.
The Cactus
Symbol of Salento: it represents the strength and the structure of Primitivo.
The Wind
The element that most characterizes our land, bringing unique scents to Salento’s grapes.
Elisir
The alchemy of a blend exuberant and gentle at the same time. Two grapes, Primitivo and Merlot, both able to conquer and capture our senses. A lasting and enveloping aromatic explosion: the Elixir of Pleasure.
Elisir
The alchemy of a blend exuberant and gentle at the same time. Two grapes, Primitivo and Merlot, both able to conquer and capture our senses. A lasting and enveloping aromatic explosion: the Elixir of Pleasure.
Elisir
The alchemy of a blend exuberant and gentle at the same time. Two grapes, Primitivo and Merlot, both able to conquer and capture our senses. A lasting and enveloping aromatic explosion: the Elixir of Pleasure.
Elisir
The alchemy of a blend exuberant and gentle at the same time. Two grapes, Primitivo and Merlot, both able to conquer and capture our senses. A lasting and enveloping aromatic explosion: the Elixir of Pleasure.
Elisir
The alchemy of a blend exuberant and gentle at the same time. Two grapes, Primitivo and Merlot, both able to conquer and capture our senses. A lasting and enveloping aromatic explosion: the Elixir of Pleasure.
Elisir
The alchemy of a blend exuberant and gentle at the same time. Two grapes, Primitivo and Merlot, both able to conquer and capture our senses. A lasting and enveloping aromatic explosion: the Elixir of Pleasure.
Elisir
The alchemy of a blend exuberant and gentle at the same time. Two grapes, Primitivo and Merlot, both able to conquer and capture our senses. A lasting and enveloping aromatic explosion: the Elixir of Pleasure.



ELISIR

Designation: Salento IGP
Grape varieties: Primitivo, Merlot
Alcohol by volume: 13,5%
Oenologist: Goffredo Agostini - Gruppo Matura

TASTING NOTES

Colour: ruby red with garnet shades.
Bouquet: intense bouquet with clear notes of cherry and plum. Vanilla tones and hints of red berries in the background.
Flavour: full-bodied and yet easy and pleasant to drink, velvety, with highlighting red tannins. Great roundness and reflection of the aromas of the bouquet.

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: Primitivo beginning of September, Merlot mid-September.
Method of harvesting: hand picking in small baskets.
Grape yield: Primitivo 10 t/ha, Merlot 9 t/ha
Wine yield: Primitivo 75 hl/ha, Merlot 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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