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The violet reflections of this deep red wine are complemented by the unique,intense bouquet and spicy aroma.The wine ...Read more...
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Deep, rich purple color, a slight musty scent, pleasing to the palate w/black cherry & licorice. A good find at a bargin price
Great wine for the price! Dry, but a hint of sweet. Great for parties!
slightly warm and spicy
I like dry reds, but not so dry that it sucks the moisture out of my face (hello chianti), and the Cantele Primitivo is just the right balance for my tastebuds! Please, if anyone has a chianti to recommend, I would be willing to give it a go. $8.99 at Trader Joe's!!
External Reviews for Càntele Primitivo Salento
An amazing bargain at $11, this is dense, rich, powerful stuff, its tannins stretching through the spicy, mineral-laden red fruit like runner's muscles, long and strong. Drink it now with bacon-wrapped pork loin, but make sure to stash a few bottles in the cellar, too: this should hold well for at least another five years.
Smoky oak meets juicy cherry in this meaty primitivo. Match the chewy tannins with burgers fresh off the grill.
The violet reflections of this deep red wine are complemented by the unique,intense bouquet and spicy aroma.The wine is full bodied and conveys a velvety warmth.
Are we outside looking in, or inside looking out? the label is as mysterious as its content. DNA testing confirmed that the Primitivo grape in Italy is the same grape as the Zinfandel of California. How? No one knows. This wine is from the Salento peninsula of Apulia (the heel of Italy's boot) and has the same relationship to California's Zinfandel as France's Syrah has to Australia's Shiraz. It has brilliant ruby color, flavors of ;blackberry and cranberry dominated by clove, nutmeg, mace, and black pepper. As you taste the wine, the flavors and aromas dance around the palate and weave in and out of perception. Enjoy the wine, ponder the mystery, salute the differences.
Dark red-ruby color. Aromas of blackberry, boysenberry, black raspberry and licorice; faint raisiny note. Dense, sweet and fat, with a dusty texture and just enough acidity to frame the fruit. Not especially complex or delineated but sweet and satisfying. Finishes with tongue-dusting tannins.
The violet reflections of this deep red wine are complemented by the unique,intense bouquet and spicy aroma.The wine is full bodied and conveys a velvety warmth.<br/>
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