Tenuta Giustini

Wines from this producer include: Illuminato Fiano, Qvid Primitivo, Qvis Negroamaro

Region: Puglia 

http://www.tenutagiustini.it

Learn more about these wines below:

Tenuta Giustini Winery

The tradition, the experience and the passion for wine has been passed from generations to generations, as well as an "old dream" of opening a winery.  After inheriting proper land, the patriarch of Tenuta Giustini, “Papadopoli” decided to realize that dream. The first Tenuta Giustini bottle of wine was produced in 2005.  It was named appropriately Vecchio Sogno (“Old Dream”).

 

Viticultural Details

The grapes, grown exclusively in the family’s own vineyards and harvested by hand, guarantee a high level of production and give the various products in the range their typical characteristics akin to the Ionio-Salento region: strong colors, charming nose, harmonious character and elegance.

 

Tenuta Giustini rigidly selected the first generation clones to obtain the best wine producing grapes. Tenuta Giustini also uses additional techniques such as: selected gemmates (green pruning) performed after germination, manually binding of the branches to avoid failure of the vegetation to plant, natural treatments, and hand gathering.  The focus is solely on Negroamaro, Primitivo, Malvasia varieties that enhance the area of their provenience with their generous fruits.

 

Qvis – Negroamaro

 

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Vinification and Maturation

Qvis (pronounced “Kwiss”) is 100% negroamaro vinified in the traditional methods.

 

Tasting Notes

 Color: intense ruby red

Bouquet:  black cherry and pomegranate  

Flavor: full-bodied, soft and balanced, long and pleasantly fruity at the end

Serving Suggestions:  good with pasta, meat dishes and cheese.

 

Qvid Primitivo

Vinification and Maturation

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 Primitivo I.G.T Salento 100%

 

Tasting Notes

Color: intense ruby red

Bouquet: hints of plum, blackberry and mature cherry

Flavor: Full and rich, very good body and pleasant tannin

Serving Suggestions:  good with pasta, meat dishes and cheese.

 

Illuminato Fiano

 

Vinification and Maturation

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This wine is 100% from the Malvasia grape.  The grapes are harvested the second half of September where the vinification process takes place in stainless steel vats where the wine is aged for 3 months.  The wine is aged an additional 3 months in the bottle itself.

 

Tasting Notes

 Color: straw yellow with light green reflexes, crystal-clear

Bouquet: fresh and fruity  

Flavor: Flowing and harmonic

Serving Suggestions: White Fish, cheeses