2015 Mythmaker Rosso Salento Primitivo

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 Pairings

Sweet Pepper Pasta with SausageSloppy Cola Joe Dogs

Flavor Profile

 

Tastes Like

Citrus Peel

Juicy Red Fruit

leather

Maraschino Cherry

Region

Puglia, Italy

Pairings

Burgers

Cured Meats

Charcuterie

Did You Know?

Napoleon III demanded a classification of Bordeuax's best wines, which was completed in 1855, and was based solely on market prices for the wines at the time. The rankings have remained unchanged except for Château Mouton, which more than a century later successfully lobbied to be promoted from Second Growth to First Growth.