Legend has it that Diomedes, after marrying Driona, daughter of King Dauno, had a small temple built on a low hill called Drion with an altar dedicated to Calcante. The city of San Severo will rise in this place called Castrum Drionis or CASTELDRIONE.
Name: PUGLIA I.G.P. RED
Grapes: Nero di Troia 100%
Production area: “Cotinone” estate – 80 mt. S.l.m., with north-west exposure
Characteristics of the vineyard: extension of 3 hectares. Planted in 2003 with a density of 1,800 plants / Ha. “Guyot” training system
Soil: calcareous-sandy soil.
Yield per hectare: 80 quintals
Vinification and aging: The must, after a long contact with the skins, is kept in oak barriques where our Cru “Guado San Leo” is previously aged for about 6 months. This is followed by an aging in bottle of about 3 months.
Color: Deep ruby red
Bouquet: intense aroma of red berried fruits
Taste: Soft and velvety with well-present but balanced tannins
Pairings: Red meats, stews and aged cheeses
Serving temperature: 18 ° C