A Mano Primitivo di Puglia 2013 is made with old-vine Primitivo, the same grape as Zinfandel if you have met that before, grown in chalky-soiled vineyards in the low hills around the town of Taranto in Puglia. Following harvest and crushing winemaker Mark Shannon ferments the grapes using natural yeasts at low temperature to retain the raspberry character of the variety. The wine is then undergoes malolactic transformation and is aged in new oak barrels (80% French/20% American) for 2 months before bottling. A deep purple wine with red fruit, especially raspberry, smoke and spice on the nose. The palate is Full with the ripe fruit flavours balanced complemented by toasty oak and good acidity.12 BOTTLES OF THE 2011 VINTAGE REMAIN IN STOCK. PLEASE NOTE ANY VINTAGE PREFERENCE DURING CHECKOUT
|Style||Red - Soft and Round|
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