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Salice Salentino Bianco DOP

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Tasting Notes

The Salice Salentino Bianco is a fragrant, versatile white wine. It offers elegant and rich aromas of grass and fresh fruit. Dry and soft with a medium body and a pleasant acidity. Particularly well suited to accompany white meat dishes, cold cuts and all sorts of seafood dishes.

Winery

Apollonio

Region

Puglia

Varietal

80% Chardonnay, 20% Sauvignon

Location of Vineyards

Salice, Veglie, Guagnano, San Pancrazio, San Donaci

Type of Planting

Traditional

Soil

Calcareous-Clay

Type of Cultivation

Guyot

Vinification

Grapes are harvested by hand when the grapes are fully ripe. In order to obtain a good structure, harvest is delayed so as to facilitate the concentration of sugar and extractive substances. Soft pressing, followed by fermentation in temperature-controlled steel tanks for about 2 weeks.

Aging

Aged in acacia barrels for 3 months. Bottling takes place in February.

Alcohol Content

12%

Total Production

10,000 bottles

Oenologist

Massimiliano Apollonio