Wines

Gravina Bianco D.O.P.

One of ltaly’s most ancient white wines, whose production goes as far back as the 6th century BC. The grape varieties that traditionally produce it were brought from Asia Minor and found here their ideai habitat. The wine gained DOP status in 1983 and is currently produced only by Botromagno, which exports it to more than 11 countries Worldwide.

 
Technical information

• Grapes: 60% Greco, 40% Malvasia, with smaller amounts allowed of Fiano and Bianco di Alessano.
• Denomination: Gravina DOP.
• Crop yeld per hectare: 80 q..
• Fermentation: In stainless steel fermenters at controlled temperature.
• Fermentation temperature: 14 o -16°.
• Fermentation length: 15 days.
• Malolactic fermentation: None.
• Maturation: Four months in stainless steel.
• Analytical data: Acidity 5.6 g/1- pH 3.35.

sensory profile

Appearance: A sparkling straw-yellow, with greenish highlights.

Bouquet: Fragrant and fruity, with appie, peach, aprico!, and pineapple.

Paiate: Crisp and delicious, with a tangy vein of acidity and long, leisurely progression.

serving suggestions

Oysters, raw fish and shellfish, spicy soups, Asian cuisine, light meats.

service temperature

It should be served at 12 °C

 

Poggio al Bosco Gravina Bianco D.O.P.

A distinctive cru wine produced from the grapes of a single vineyard, located in an ecologically pristine area an the border of the Bosco Difesa Grande, Puglia’s most important “green lung.” lt was planted in 1991 al an elevation of 600 metres with the specific goal of producing grapes of exceptional quality. The vines are planted al a density of 5,000 vines per hectare and trained lo the Guyot system; the plani materia! carne from a 10 -year project of clonai selection, in collaboration with the University of Crop Science of Basilicata. The soils are Bordeaux type, with abundant pebble and gravel, and the location enjoys wide day-night thermal ranges and excellent ventilation.

 
Technical information

• Grapes: Greco mascolino, greco, malvasia.
• Denomination: Gravina- White DOP.
• Growing area: Difesa Grande, Gravina in Puglia area.
• Vineyard: Vigna del Bosco.
• Soils: Chalky, Bordeaux-style pebbly subsoil
• Year planted: 1991.
• Elevation: 600 metres
• Aspect: Southwest.
• Training system: Vertical
• Pruning system: Guyot.
• Vineyard density per hectare: 5,000 vines.
• Crop yield per hectare: 50 q ..
• Harvest period: End of September-early October.
• Fermentation: In stainless steel al 16° -18°.
• Fermentation length: 15 days.
• Malolactic fermentation: None.
• Maturation: 4-5 months in stainless steel an the lees, then 4 months in bottle.
• Analytical data: Acidity 5.90 g/1 – pH 3.48.

sensory profile

Appearance: Deep straw-yellow.

Bouquet: Aromas of appie, peach, melon, and honey.

Paiate: Fruity, aromatic, and showing a judicious acidity.

serving suggestions

Oysters, raw fish and shellfish, spicy soups, Asian cuisine, light meats.

service temperature

It should be served at 13°C

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