Il Matanè Primitivo di Manduria
The vineyards are located in different plots, from different areas of the northern side of Puglia (the Daunia area)
328 feet above sea level
5-20 years old
Time of Harvest
1,820 vines per acre
5.3 lbs per vine
The grapes undergo soft-pressing and temperature-controlled maceration for seven to nine days, followed by
alcoholic fermentation in stainless steel.
The wine ages in stainless steel for three months and one month in the bottle
Ruby red color, with a pleasant bouquet of fresh red fruits.
The palate is smooth but with a nice and gentle acidity that balances and softens the sweet finish typical of the grapes.
Teo D’Apolito & Empson Family
100% indigenous grapes as an expression of warm climate
of the area. Estate grown.
Up to 2 years, but best when young
This wine pairs well on its own or with pizza, meat-
based asian dishes, and red meats.