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Region: Apulia (Puglia)
Zone: Copertino DOC

Copertino Rosso DOC

Facts about this wine

Wine: Red wine
Taste: Dry
Volume: Strong
Min. alcohol: 12%
Storage potential: 4 years

This is a powerful and extremely robust red wine, grown in the heart of the Salento peninsula, around the city of Copertino, made from Negroamaro (70-100%) with the addition of Malvasia Nera di Brindisi and Malvasia Nera di Lecce and/or Montepulciano (0-30%), with a maximum of 15% Sangiovese.

The color is deep ruby red, which turns to brick red as the wine ages. The taste is soft, full-bodied, with good flavor and a long pleasant bitter undertone. It is a very generous wine which improves after storing 4 or sometimes up to 10 years, depending on the vintage. The required minimum alcohol strength is 12%.

Copertino Rosso DOC can be one of the area’s most delicious wines, especially the barrel aged Copertino Rosso Riserva DOC, which requires a minimum of 12.5% alcohol strength.

Aging potential is up to 4 years. 

Great dishes to have with Copertino Rosso DOC

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