CANTINA VECCHIA TORRE S.C.A.

Via Marche, 1 , 73045 Leverano (LE)
Italy

Telephone +39 0832 925053
Fax +39 0832 921985
info@cantinavecchiatorre.it

Trade fair hall

  • Hall 16 / A31
 Interactive Plan

Hall map

ProWein 2017 hall map (Hall 16): stand A31

Fairground map

ProWein 2017 fairground map: Hall 16

Our range of products

Product categories

  • 01  Wines (according to cultivable areas)
  • 01.01  Europe
  • 01.01.09  Italy
  • 01.01.09.14  Puglia

Our products

Product category: Puglia

Vermentino

Name: VERMENTINO
Classification: IGP SALENTO BIANCO
Production area: Leverano (LE)
Grape Varieties: 100% Vermentino
Alchool content: 13.00% vol.
Soil: Medium mixture with limestone areas prone to
Yield: 9-10 tons of grapes per Ha
Training system: Cordon spur
Density: 5000 plants per Ha
Vinification: after the harvest, very early in the morning, white grapes are de-stemmed and pressed very softly. During the maceration and the pre-fermentation, the must temperature goes down at 4°C, for 12 hours, in order to have a decanting. Yeast are added after and the fermentation starts at a controlled temperature of around 16°C in stainless steel tanks.
Ageing: It will maintain its freshness for 2 years

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Product category: Puglia

Negroamaro Rosso

Name: Negroamaro
Classification: IGT SALENTO ROSSO (red)
Production Area: Leverano (Lecce)
Grape Variety: 100% Negroamaro
Alchool content: 13,50% vol.
Soil: alluvial origin soil, mixed (sand, silt and clay) with calcareous zones.
Yield: 8-9 tons of grapes per Ha
Training method: Goblet and Cordon Spur
Vineyard density: 4500-5000 plants per ha
Ageing: at least 2 years depending on the harvest
Vinification: after grape de-stemming, the must and the skins undergo a maceration for about 6-7 days at a temperature of 24-26 C°. The malolactic fermentation is followed by ageing in barriques for about 4 months; part of this wine ages in stainless steel tanks.

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Product category: Puglia

Primitivo

Name: Primitivo.
Classification: IGP SALENTO ROSSO (red).
Production Area: Province of Lecce
Grape Varieties: 100% Primitivo.
Alcohol content: 14% vol.
Soil: alluvial origin soil, mixed (sand, silt and clay) with calcareous zones
Yield: 7-8 tons of grapes per Ha
Training method: Goblet
Vineyard density: 4500-5000 plants per ha
Ageing: 3 years or more depending on the harvest
Vinification: after a deep selection of the grapes, they are passed through a de-stemmer (no crushing). The must is left to soak in contact with the skins for 6-7 days at a controlled temperature of 24-25°. After the fermentation process one part of the wine ages in French barriques, the other part ages in stainless steel vats.

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About us

Company details

Today, The Vecchia Torre Wineryis one of the most important cooperatives in the Province of Lecce and stands an example of one of the successful companies in the Apulia.

The company has been growing since it began in 1959: today there are 1.240 members who produce about 12.000 tons of grapes annually from their 1.100 hectares of vineyards. The winery produces more than 2.500.000 bottles per year and exports about the 60% of its production.

The main objective, is the intense respect we have for our culture and traditions and the sincere relationship with our members, who are followed and advised in all phases of the grape development. Due to the huge quantity of grapes harvested, we have to immediately make a careful selection using some advanced wine techniques to establish the right vinification processes needed for the different grape quality.

Among different grapes varieties, the predominant varietals are the local Negroamaro, Primitivo and Malvasia of Lecce; other red grapes are Montepulciano and Syrah. The most important white varietals are Vermentino, Malvasia Bianca, Chardonnay and Trebbiano.

The company mission is simple: to offer a high quality wine at an affordable and honest price thereby establishing a relationship of trust with our customers.

In the past few years several national and international Magazines and Wine Challenges have recognized the great value-for-money of our wines. We are really proud of this recognition.

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