IGT Salento. 65% Negroamaro and 35% Susumaniello, a red grape only found in Puglia and an offspring of Sangiovese. The vines average 15 year old. The vineyards have a small elevation of 100 meters above sea level, with north-south exposure and calcareous clay soil. The grapes are harvested the second week of September. Pre-fermentation maceration at 8°C (46 F) for about 6 hours, then temperature-controlled fermentation at 14°C (57 F) for 20 days. Bring cherry color, notes of raspberry, with red fruits and basil on the palate. 12.5% alcohol. 2500 cases produced.