In 1962, 19 vine growers from San Marzano, whose families had farmed the land for generations, combined their efforts to establish Cantine San Marzano. Now in this cooperative there are 1200 winegrowers, and it has become one of the most popular and well-known winery from Puglia. Just the bond with the land is the starting point for the work of this winery. Not surprisingly, Cantine San Marzano is devoted mainly to two great red grapes of Puglia: Primitivo and Negroamaro.
For those who still do not know the value of the red wines of Puglia, Cantine San Marzano is definitely the right choice: in its the bottles you will find the connection between love for the land and a clever innovation. To confirm this, we need only mention the numerous positive appreciations and the opinions of all the major guides. In addition to the red wines, Cantine San Marzano is also dedicated to the sweet wines, with the great variation of Primitivo Passito. All bottles confirm the potential of Puglia, a land that, year after year, is gathering more and more support, thanks to a policy production focused on the quest for quality. Quality is just the cardinal principle of the production of the Cantine San Marzano, which, thanks to their bottles, wants to know the most authentic and valuable side of his Puglia.
Very intense and elegant ruby red color; broad and complex fruity fragrance with hints of plum, cherry jam and tobacco, slightly spicy; a full-bodied wine, smooth and rich in tannins, with an finish that offers notes of cocoa, coffee and vanilla.
Best served with richly flavored first courses, red meat and game. A meditation wine.
Fruit selected from bush vines planted in 1962, the year of San Marzano’s founding, produce this bold, chewy wine. It’s bursting with sweet plum and blackberry flavors, and enriched with coffee and cedar notes picked up during 18 months in French and American oak barriques.