Mille Una – Majara

Producer: Mille Una
Wine: Majara
Grape Variety: 100% Primitivo
Production Zone: Comune di Maruggio
Altitude: 100 feet above sea level
Surface Area/Yield: 8 acres/ 1 ton per acre
Exposure: Southeast
Soil: Approximately 1 mile from the sea. Red, calcareous, dry, high mineral content.
Vinification & Aging: The grapes were harvested from the 35-40 year old vines at the beginning of September. Fermentation and a maceration period of 18 days was done in stainless steel tanks under temperature control with natural yeasts. The wine then went through the malolactic fermentation in French oak barrels and remained for three months and was then moved to stainless steel for an additional 9 months aging in stainless steel tanks.
Production: 1,500 cases
Alcohol: 13.5%
Description: Full body, rich, good structure, with hints of mint and chocolate.
Food Pairing: Pasta of all kinds, ragout sauces, poultry.