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In the glass, the Settebraccia Rosso Salento 1.5 l Magnum from Cantina Sampietrana offers a dense purple-red color. When the glass is swirled, this red wine reveals a high viscosity, which is evident in the strong stained glass windows at the edge of the glass. On the nose, this Cantina Sampietrana red wine reveals all kinds of blackberry, blueberry, redcurrant and plum. As if that wasn't already impressive, the ageing in large wooden barrels adds further aromas such as liquorice, blueberry and cocoa.
This Italian wine tastes pleasantly dry. It was bottled with 9 grams of residual sugar. As you would expect from a wine from the Icon wine segment, this Italian wine naturally delights with the finest balance despite its dryness. Taste does not necessarily need a lot of residual sugar. This velvety and dense red wine is full-bodied and multi-faceted on the palate. The Settebraccia Rosso Salento 1.5 l Magnum is impressively fresh and lively on the palate thanks to its concise fruit acidity. The finish of this youthful red wine from the wine-growing region of Apulia, more precisely from Salento IGT, impresses with its remarkable persistence. The finish is also accompanied by mineral notes from the limestone and clay-dominated soils.
Vinification of the Cantina Sampietrana Settebraccia Rosso Salento 1.5 l Magnum
The powerful Settebraccia Rosso Salento 1.5 l Magnum from Italy is a cuvée made from the Negroamaro and Susumaniello grape varieties. The grapes grow under optimal conditions in Apulia. Here, the vines dig their roots deep into soils of limestone and clay. The grapes for this red wine from Italy are harvested particularly quickly and preferably in the morning at the time of optimum ripeness to preserve their aromas. After the harvest, the grapes are quickly taken to the press house. Here they are sorted and carefully crushed. Fermentation then takes place in large wooden vats at controlled temperatures. At the end of fermentation, the powerful Settebraccia Rosso Salento 1.5 l Magnum is aged for several months in oak barrels.
Dining recommendation for the Settebraccia Rosso Salento 1.5 l Magnum from Cantina Sampietrana
This red wine from Italy is best enjoyed at a temperature of 15 - 18°C. It is perfect as an accompaniment to ossobuco, braised chicken in red wine or vegetable couscous with beef rissoles.