La Bollina Gustin Primitivo Negroamaro Uva di Troia Malvasia Nera 2019

Type: Red
Country: Italy
Region: Puglia
Grape Variety: Primitivo, Negroamaro

Climate: Warm and sunny yet surrounded by water on three sides allowing cool breezes off the Meditteranean to moderate vineyard temperatures
Winemaking: Cold maceration for a week and 10 days of fermentation in controlled temperatures of 20º to 22º C. Aged for 6 months in French and American barrels

Color: Ruby red
Nose: Fruity aromas like berries, cherries, and blackberries are in perfect combination with the soft notes that come from the oak, such as mocha, chocolate, and vanilla
Palate: Gentle entrance on the palate, well-balanced tannins, rounded body over notes of plums, chocolates and figs

About the Winery:
La Bollina Winery is located in Serravalle Scrivia AL, Italy. A municipality in the province of Alessandria in the Italian region of Piedmont, located about 62 miles southeast of Turin and about 16 miles southeast of Alessandria.

This historical territory, which specializes in DOCG Gavi, was for centuries the residence of the Marchioness Figari of Genova. A 120 ha winery, surrounded by hills and chestnut forests is the location where magnificent wines are made.

Besides having 28 ha of cultivated vineyards, and an excellent and well-equipped cellar, in La Bollina you can find luxury accommodation for guests: An “Art Nouveau” style villa, a modern 4-star hotel and a 9-hole golf course that expands throughout the vineyards.

The Bollina winery is completely renovated and has some of the most advanced techniques, systems and instruments in modern winemaking.

Andrea Bernardini is a passionate consultant winemaker who has hit numerous home runs. He graduated from Pisa, one of the best schools of oenology in Italy, in 2007. He earned his chops at Poggio Bonelli and Ruffino in Tuscany and trained in South Africa, Romania and Greece. After several years of experience, he is now a flying winemaker blending tradition and modern techniques to obtain high-quality wines with respect to the expression of the different grapes and terroir in which he works.