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PRIMITIVO

Legio Octava Primitivo

PRIMITIVO IGT SALENTO, ITALY

PRIMITIVO 100%

COLOUR:

Deep ruby red

AROMAS:

Aromas reminiscent of blackberry fruit and a hint of cherry

PALATE:

The palate has a richness of flavour denoting wild berries and ripe dark fruits

AGEING POTENTIAL:

A great wine in its youth, this Primitivo will continue to improve over several years

BACKGROUND:

In the making of this wine, the “Secondo Passo” technique is used whereby partially sun-dried Primitivo grapes are added to the made wine where a further fermentation takes place.  The resultant wine has more richness and complexity

FOOD MATCH:

A perfect match for casseroles, red meats and cheeses

WINE ANALYSIS:

Alcohol 13%

pH 3.6

Titratable Acidity 5.70g/litre

Residual Sugar 17g/litre

WINEMAKER:

Alessandro Botter, Casa Vinicola Botter Carlo