THE PRODUCER : Cantine Carpentiere
Pietra dei Lupi Nero di Troia gets its name from the ancient stone walls which surround the vineyard. These walls (know as a “jazzo) were built to protect flocks from Wolves and are interspersed with sharp extruding rocks to stop wolves from jumping the wall (Pietra dei Lupi means Wolf stones). In this enclosure, today, the Nero di Troia vines are grown.
Ageing:12 months in 7.5 Hl Slavonian oak tonneaux
Nose: Expressed with dominant notes of small red fruits, in particular blackberry, and hints of undergrowth.
Taste: Pleasantly complex, soft and with a velvety texture.
Pairs with: Excellent in combination with important first courses, it goes well with grilled meat and aged cheeses.