The Carattere Terribile Wine is a blend produced from Primitivo and Negroamaro grapes. Wine with a strong identity, it is surprising for its powerful and decisive aromas, and for its elegant balance. Fruity notes due to the primitivo make it absolutely pleasant to the nose and in the mouth while the part of Negroamaro gives this wine sobriety and composure making it a wine that knows how to fully express all the best characteristics of the 2 most important vines of Salento. Alcohol content high enough but that does not go to be excessively perceived in the mouth.
An important wine for every day and for the whole meal, knows how to be drunk on extreme ease, giving pleasant evenings in the company of excellent meat based plates.
The winemaking of Carattere Terribile wine starts with the Primitive grapes harvest obtained from plants in Alberello Pugliese of more than 20 years coming from the Manduria area towards the end of August followed by fermentation at controlled temperature and aging for 10 months in barriques of French oak. The assemble is then concluded with the addition of 40% of wine obtained from Negroamaro grapes from Alberelli Pugliesi of 40 years old crianza grown in the area of San Donaci and then finish and rest in bottles for a few months.