Negroamaro di Terra d'Otranto
Place of Origin
Negroamaro Terra d'Otranto DOP (Protected Designation of Origin) wine is produced in Salento peninsula, a geographic area that includes the entire province of Lecce, part of the province of Taranto and part of the province of Brindisi.
Negroamaro Terra d'Otranto is made with Negroamaro grapes for at least 90% of the total. The remaining part can made of red grapes produced locally but for a maximum of 10%.
Rosso di Terra d'Otranto is also found in version 'Riserva', when aged for at least two years. The Rosato has two variants: 'Frizzante' and 'Spumante'.
Main grape varieties used to make Negroamaro di Terra d'Otranto DOP:
The various versions of Negroamaro di Terra d'Otranto include: Negroamaro Rosso, Rosso Riserva, Rosato, Rosato Spumante and Rosato Frizzante.
Negroamaro Terra d'Otranto Rosso and Rosso Riserva are wines with a pleasant and intense aroma and a full harmonious flavour.
Terra d'Otranto Negroamaro Rosato has a fruity and delicate aroma and a lively and full balanced taste.
The Rosato Spumante and Frizzante Rosato have a delicate, fruity aroma and a harmonious and fresh flavour.
Negroamaro Rosso Terra d'Otranto is served at a temperature between 16 and 18 degrees.
Terra d'Otranto Negroamaro Rosato should be served at a temperature between 8 and 10 degrees.
Negroamaro Terra d'Otranto Rosso pairs well with pasta dishes like lasagna, grilled meat and meatballs in tomato sauce.
Negroamaro Rosato Terra d'Otranto pairs well with fish dishes such as soups and stuffed squid.