The district Cupone is perhaps the most mysterious place of the feud of Guagnano since the toponym probably originates from the particularity of the soil rich in depressions, chasms and underground rivers.
Salice Salentino Negroamaro Doc Riserva
Red wine of particular brightness and consistency, with an austere and unique character obtained from the blend of negroamaro and black malvasia. Walnut and Mediterranean herbs smell. On the palate, soft tannins and balsamic notes.
Negroamaro 90% – Black Malvasia 10%
13,5% by vol.
|YIELD PER HECTARE||
8.000 bottles (4.000 – 4.500 vines per hectare)
|AGE OF THE VINES||
45/50 years old
|VINE CULTIVATION METHOD||
alberello (head training system)
Cupone is produced in Guagnano. The harvest is done manually the second decade of September.
The grapes macerate and ferment for two weeks. The resulting wine is aged for 24 months, 12 of which in 5 hl French oak barrels.
Only the best vintages are bottled. Its duration is not less than six or seven years.