Elè Primitivo DOC Gioia del Colle 2013
Ruby red wine, aromatic and intense bouquet, with blackberry, strawberry and raspberry flavors and spicy notes. The palate is fresh and elegant. Fresh and juicy yet rustic and hearty, with notes of black current and blackberry preserves, this wine features secondary notes of bramble, cigar and leather with soft tannins and a clean, mineral finish.
Tenute Nicola Chiaromonte
Aging: Stainless Steel
The grapes are destemmed, then fed by gravity into tanks were they are left to ferment in whole clusters with their own yeasts before they are crushed in hand-cranks presses.
Serving temperature: 62-68ºF
The high altitudes give the wines great freshness and the particular soils composed of red, iron-rich limestone soils, Gioia del Colle produces big wines that maintain outstanding balance, minerality, nuance, purity and complexity and is truly the source for the best Primitivos.
Bush-trained in the ancient, free-standing style known as alberello. As of 2009, all of the vineyards are certified organic.
Food Pairing Notes
Ruby red wine, aromatic and intense bouquet, with blackberry, strawberry and raspberry flavors and spicy notes. The palate is fresh and elegant. Recommended with all typical Mediterranean dishes.
Elè is made from certified organic grapes.