Apollonio
Mani del Sud Squinzano Apollonio

Mani del Sud

Squinzano D.O.P Rosso

Grape Varieties: Negroamaro 70% / Sangiovese 15% / Malvasia Nera 15%

Colour: Intense ruby red with amaranth tones on the edges.

Aromas: Hints of almond, fruit and dried flowers.

Palate: Fruity, ethereal and with velvety tannins. It has a long and persistent finish marked by an inviting almond aroma that is also perceived in the mouth.

Pairing recommendations: Stewed red meats, game and fermented cheeses.

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Vinification: Traditional fermentation methods are employed with a floating cap at a controlled temperature (27-28 degrees), carried out in large Slavonian oak vats, the contents are frequently pumped over. This is followed by a long stay of the must on the skins; about thirty days, in order to extract as much polyphenolic substances as possible to facilitate the start of the subsequent malolactic fermentation in barriques.

Ageing: 6 months in medium toasted French oak barriques, 6 months in large Slavonian casks of 3000/5500 liters and 6 months in bottle.

Degree of alcohol: 14%

Serving temperature: 18° C

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