Moros comes from old vines (40/45 years) on chalky clay soil in the district of Guagnano, in the heart of the Salice Salentino denomination.
Claudio Quarta, owner of Tenute di Emera and Cantina San Paolo, took over this vineyard some years ago. The concept is simple: a one-hectare plot, one cellar and one wine. With a production of only 6,600 bottles, this wine is undoubtedly one of the jewels of Apulia.
The harvest, done entirely manually, takes place the last Saturday of the month of September. The yield is about 700gr per square metre.
Color : Intense ruby red with purple hues.
Nose : Full and very intense, notes of vanilla and cherry jam.
Mouth : Aromas of small red fruits, balsamic, soft tannins, fine and elegant, very long lasting flavour.
Alcohol level : 14.5%
Winemaking : The aging lasts 12 months in oak barrels and 6 months in bottle
Food pairing : Roast lamb, red meat, roasts, game, full bodied cheese.
Aging potential : 10 years
24,00 CHF tax incl.
With more than one eighth of the country's vineyards, Puglia is often considered to be the wine cellar of Italy, topping the list of the number of hectolitres produced alongside Sicily.While yield and productivity tend to hold sway in this ...More infos
Claudio Quarta has founded this very small winery in order to give expression to Negroamaro in one of its most prestigious denominations, Salice Salentino. Located at Guagnano, in the heart of this Doc, Moros uses mostly Negroamaro grapes ...More infos