San Marzano ‘Talò’, Salento, Malvasia Nera Red Wine

£13.50 Per bottle

A full-bodied Italian wine, Talo Malvesia Nera is intense in flavour.

Aged in French barrels for up to six months, it’s delicious, dense and aromatic.

The wine is warm and spicy, with vanilla, baked orange and ripe red fruits to give it an interesting finish. We recommend you pair it with a soft, yet rich cheese.

Weight 1400 g

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Flavour Profile/Aroma

Ripe red fruits blend with spicy hints to give this wine its intensity, with dense flavours of baked orange and vanilla. That’s balanced with a smooth finish thanks to the Morello cherry flavours and vanilla notes. You’ll also find a touch of thyme.

Recommended food pairings

You need flavours that can match up to this wine’s intensity, and the Gorgonzola Dolce’s perfect. We recommend this softer, creamy yet tangy cheese to balance the Malvasia Nera’s warm spices.

Growing Conditions

2018’s rainy, humid summer meant the Malvasia Nera grapes were harvested a little early to preserve their high quality. Careful fruit selection delivered wines with intense flavours and aromas, slightly higher in acidity and a little lower in alcohol.

Winemaking notes

Temperature-controlled maceration for around 10 days provided the ideal level of colour, aromatics and structure from the grapes. Alcoholic fermentation took place with selected yeasts, then the wine was aged in French oak barrels for four to six months to give it its complex flavours.

About the Winemaker

European Producer of the Year 2017 San Marzano produce elegant wines using modern and traditional methods. The vineyard in Salento, Puglia is approximately 100m above sea level, giving it the great temperate variation ideal for intense berry flavours, and the perfect soil condition for growing vines.

Talo is the surname of one of the winegrowers that has supplied San Marzano for many years.

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