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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 the 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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