The warm southern Italian sunshine provided optimal ripening conditions for this exuberant Primitivo. With pure, vibrant red cherry and plum flavors on the palate, the wine remains fresh and focused due to an elevated acidity that’s not often found in wines from the hot and dry Puglia region. Grilled fare would make a delightful complement to the juicy red fruit flavors of the wine; think: barbecue chicken or Italian sausages.
Recipe PairingsSweet Pepper Pasta with SausageSloppy Cola Joe Dogs
Juicy Red Fruit
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