Cupone Salice Salentino Riserva Negroamaro Red Wine Puglia Italy
CUPONE Salice Salentino Riserva (DOP Rosso) is a red wine of particular brightness and consistency. Produced by the Feudi di Guagnano winery from vineyards located in the Guagnano area. It has an austere and unique character obtained from the blend of Negroamaro grape and Black Malvasia grape.
CUPONE Salice Salentino DOP Rosso Riserva is bottled only in years that guarantee exceptional quality. Its name derives from the district Cupone which is perhaps the most mysterious place of the fief of Guagnano. The toponym Cupone probably originates from the particularity of the soil rich in depressions, chasms and underground rivers. For the production of this wine, Negroamaro and Black Malvasia grapes are used, produced by 50-year-old sapling plants grown in medium-textured soils in the countryside of Guagnano. The harvest is done manually in the second decade of September and the grapes macerate and ferment for two weeks. The resulting wine is aged for 24 months of which 12 months in 5hl French oak barrels.
This is a red wine from the region of Puglia (Italy).