Marzagaglia, Primitivo di Gioia del Colle, DOC Gioia del Colle, red wine
Marzagaglia is the name of the historic district of Gioia where the Tenuta Patruno Perniola stands and which has always been among the most suitable for the production of an excellent Primitivo due to the characteristics of the terrain, the altitude and the perfect exposure of the vineyards.
It has a dark ruby red verging to purple colou, a crisp, rich bouquet with a hint of flowers and red mature fruit, delicate spicy, complex, keeps intense and elegant perfumes of the terroir
Awards: Grand Gold Medal at Concours Mondial de Bruxelles 2016, Gold Medal at Concours Mondial de Bruxelles 2020, Gold Medal at Selezione del Sindaco 2013, 2014, 2015, 2017, 2019, Gold Medal at Berliner Wein Trophy 2013, 2016, 2019, Gold Medal at Daejeon Wein Trophy in Korea 2013, 2019, Gold Medal at Frankfurt International Trophy 2020, Gold Medal (90 points) at Gilbert & Gaillard International Challenge 2019, Gold Medal (94/100 points) at Gilbert & Gaillard International Challenge 2020, Gold Medal at Vinum 2021, Silver Medal at Selection Premiert 2021, Silver Medal at Wine Masters Challenge 2020, Silver Medal at AWC International Wine Competition 2017, Silver Medal at Mundus Vini in Germany 2013, Silver Medal at Concours Mondial de Bruxelles 2013, Commented at Decanter UK 2017, Commented at Decanter China 2017, The Winehunter Award Rosso 2017, 2 red Glasses on Gambero Rosso wine guide 2017/18 and 2021/22, 4 black glasses on Gambero Rosso wine guide 2019/20, Third best Primitivo on Espresso wine guide 2017, 3 Tralci on Vitae AIS wine Guide 2017, 3 Stars on Vini Buoni d'Italia wine guide 2017, Commented at IWC in The UK 2013, Golden Star on Vini Buoni d'Italia wine guide 2019/20, 5 Leaves at Guida Bio wine guide 2021/22
Taste: Full-bodied, velvety, harmonic attesting smell sensations
Served at: 16°-18°C
Best with: Roast red meat, salami, game, seasoned cheese, dry fruit.
Grapevine: 100% Primitivo of Gioia del Colle
Provenance: Gioia del Colle (BA) Puglia
Soil: calcareous, clayey, rich in minerals and fossils.
Altitude: about 400 metres above sea level.
Growing method: on trellises with vine planting ranging from 4000 to 5000 per hectare, more than 15 years of age and an output of 1-2 Kg per vine plant.
No pesticide, no herbicide and no chemicals are used in vineyard
Climate: mild winters, dry and fairly rainy springs, hot summers with high thermic excursions.
Grape-harvest: by hand in little boxes early in the morning, at the best phenolic ripening, in first half of September.
Wine-making: after pressed and picked from the bunch the grapes are cooled at 5°-8° C for 24 hours. It follows the fermentation with selected native yeasts. The low temperature (24-28°C) starts the slow fermentation for about 10-20 days. This method exalts the different characteristics of the grapevine. It follows the malolactic fermentation for the balance of the harmonic tasting.
Ripening period: in steel tanks for 2-3 years and in bottle for about 6-12 months.
Bottling: filtering the wine with no stabilization. Bottled in 75cl. dark green cone-shaped Bordeaux bottles, 6 bottles per box, natural cork