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PRIMITIVO 2018 IGP Puglia
Vintage Assessments Tasting Note Producer MATANÉ
Assessed from a bottle purchased at the LCBO. Here is an easy-going, crowd-pleasing, enty-level, ready-to-drink red from Puglia - the heel of Italy. It has a deep purple colour with a fairly intense, very spicy, faintly jammy, blackberry-plum nose with some hints of clove. Off dry, medium to medium-light bodied, harmonious, spicy, bright, very ripe, plum-cherry-black-currant flavours with a lingering, gently cedary, clove-tinged finish. Has 13.5% alcohol and 11 g/L residual sugar. Screwcap closure. The 2013 (**) was released on January 9, 2016 at $14.95. CSPC 434290
Type Red Table Wine
Agent Woo Win
Country Italy
Region Puglia
Rating **(87.5 points)
Spicy, Tangy, Juicy
LCBO Text Status A Vintage Assessments Explorer's Selection!
TASTING NOTE: Matané wines are estate grown and bottled in the facilities of Cantine Paradiso, in warm, sunny Puglian vineyards ideal for ripening Primitivo. Expect a glassful of jammy berry fruit with a wild, brambly side. Price $ 15.95
Bottle Size 750 mL
Tasting Date vintages release - February 6, 2021
Cases bought 334 (12 bottles per case)

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Score:  - NOT PRESENTED  * Very Basic   *+ OK   ** Good   **/**+ Very Good   **+ Excellent   *** Outstanding   ***+ Superb

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