2015 San Marzano Sessantanni Old Vines Primitivo Di Manduria
San Marzano is a small village in the centre of the Primitivo di Manduria DOC region, a strip of land kissed by the two seas of the Salento: the Ionian and the Adriatic. In 1962 the DOC appellation did not yet exist, and the Primitivo di Manduria was far from becoming a cult wine for wine lovers. Even so, 19 winemakers came together to follow a dream and founded Cantine San Marzano.
In San Marzano, the history of viticulture is more than a thousand years old and can be seen in its oldest vineyards, which are rich in centuries-old clones. From this precious heritage of vineyards that are more than sixty years old comes a wine that is the most beautiful story our territory has to tell.
“… To make a wine just like the one our fathers did and make it original and contemporary …” This is the goal we set out to achieve with Sessantanni Primitivo di Manduria DOP, one of the iconic labels of the company, which embodies the essence of the San Marzano philosophy. A wine that tells of the spirit of local viticulture, the best expression of the millennia-old love of our people for the Primitive grapes of this land; and that has become a new “classic”, the original and the internationally most loved and imitated example of a new way of making wine.