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Region: Salento, Puglia
Appellation: IGT
Varietal: 100% Primitivo
Alcohol: 14%
Soil Composition: Shallow red soil on calcareous rock
Vine Training Method: Guyot
Elevation: 90 ft.
Vine Exposure: Southeast
Harvest Time: Fourth week of August
Fermentation Container: Stainless Steel
Length of Alcoholic Fermentation: 7-10 days
Type of Aging Container: Oak
Length of Aging Before Bottling: 6 Months
Months Length of Bottle Aging: 6 Months
Organically Grown: Yes

Menhir Quota 31

Wine Description

Menhir Salento was founded in 2012 by two brothers, Gaetano and Vito Marangelli, in Minervino di Lecce, a hidden gem between Lecce and Otranto. The vinery is surrounded by archeological sites dating pre-roman era.

Tasting Notes

Ruby red with violet hues with cherry and black cherry bouquet. Warm palate with licorice hues.

Food Pairings

Pairs with baked pasta and meatballs, grilled meats and spicy sausages.


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