Mille Una – Bacmione

Producer: Mille Una
Wine: Bacmione
Grape Variety: 100% Primitivo, 70 year-old vines
Production Zone: Sava-Toricella
Altitude: 100 feet above sea level
Surface Area/Yield: 2.2 acres/ ½ ton per acre
Exposure: Southeast
Soil: 1 mile from the sea; red, calcareous, dry and high in mineral content
Vinification & Aging: Harvested from 40 year-old bush vines, cultivated in the traditional system (low yield, no irrigation). Fermented in temperature-controlled stainless steel tanks. Maceration lasted 12 days. After the alcoholic fermentation, the wine remained in stainless steel for 8 months and was then transferred to French oak barriques for 4 months prior to bottling.
Production: 633 cases
Alcohol: 15.5%
Description: Powerful, full Primitivo. The wine is complex and elegant, balancing the ripe fruity flavors typical of Primitivo and the warmth of the Mediterranean.
Food Pairing: Pasta of all kinds, ragout sauces, meat dishes.