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Soil Composition: Shallow red soil on calcareous rock
Vine Training Method: Guyot
Elevation: 1312 ft.
Vine Exposure: North-South
Harvest Time: Third week of September
Fermentation Container: Stainless Steel
Length of Alcoholic Fermentation: 15 Days
Type of Aging Container: Stainless Steel
Length of Aging Before Bottling: 1 Month
Months Length of Bottle Aging: 3 Months
Organically Grown: Yes

Pietra Verdeca

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:

Straw yellow with green hues. A bouquet of white flowers, dry grapefruit and lemon zest. Bright flavors of citrus and passion fruit finishing with rich minerals on the palate.

Food Pairings:

The perfect wine for grilled vegetables. Pietra Verdeca will also accompany white meats and seafood-based dishes.


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