Amativo IGT Salento 2015

The Canteles' only wine to stray from tradition, Amativo is a blend of Primitivo and Negroamaro. Vinified in a rich New World style.

Food Pairing

With powerful red fruit and restrained acidity, it's an ideal pairing for braises, roast meats, and aged cheeses.

Production Info
Soil composition
Iron-rich and Sand
Training method
Spur-pruned Bush
Elevation
130 feet
Average Vine Age
30-50 years
Exposure
Various
Harvest time
August/September
First vintage of this wine
1999
Bottles produced of this wine
40,000
Winemaking & Aging
Varietal composition
60% Primitivo, 40% Negroamaro
Prefermentation Technique
Cold soak
Time on its skins
14-24 hours
Fermentation container
Stainless steel tanks
Length of alcoholic fermentation
6-7 days
Fermentation temperature
77-78 °F
Maceration technique
Pumpovers
Maceration length
15-20 days
Malolactic fermentation
Full
Fining agent
Animal based
Type of aging container
Barriques and Stainless steel tanks
Length of bottle aging
6 months
Type of oak
80% French 20% American
Length of aging before bottling
12 months in barriques
Analytical Data
Alcohol
14.5 %
pH level
3.6
Residual sugar
3.1 g/L
Acidity
6.5 g/L

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