Simpotica is a great wine produced from Negroamaro grapes to the uali are added small parts of Montepulciano grapes.Of a beautiful ruby red color tending to garnet.
The aromas are varied and intense, like licorice, raspberry and balsams, with a strong and fresh flavor, with elegant and real tannins, and a lot of flavor that refreshes a fabulous finish.
Drinking together was one of the most important social forms in the world of Ancient Greece.
The sympathetic or symposial aggregation was aimed at a specific celebration of special occasions: the poems or the convivial charms were destined to be recited at the closing moment of the banquet, which represented a generative device of collective gratification. Most forms of entertainment derived from drinking itself following the ethics of the symposium of drinking moderation. An inscription on a pot of the fifth century BC so he invited the defendants: “Be happy and drink well”.
The sympathetic poetry increased the pleasures of the convivial and the diners drank according to the prescriptions of the symposiarch, who decided to mix the wine in the right doses and according to the importance of the host: to honor the table it was necessary to drink with measure and then weave intellectual conversations Simpotica is produced from grapes grown in the countryside of Copertino with classic Apulian sapling system and spurred cordon on clay soil of various compositions placed above the hard or tufaceous limestone, of medium fertility in the flat area from 30 to 60 m above sea level
The harvest starts at the end of the month of September. Vinification, after crushing and destemming of the bunches, involves the maceration of the grapes for at least 5 days with daily pumping over to facilitate the extraction of the coloring substances. Fermentation is subjected to a thermal discipline regime at 29 ° C.
The malolactic fermentation is controlled to ensure complete execution.
Simpotica is then refined for about 10 months in French oak barrels of the first, second and third levels. It is left to refine in the bottle for at least 6 months before being released for consumption.