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History of the grape: At some point in the 18th century, the grape was brought over to Italy from either Caucasus or ...
History of the grape: The name is a combination of the Italian words for “black” and “bitter,” however, the latter de...
Parentage of the grape: Crljenak to Austria to America. In the 1970s, claims surfaced that the Italian Primitivo is l...
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Flaio on Snooth
Good for the price. The nose is cooked blackberry and absolutely massive, but it gets interesting in the mouth. Surprisingly, it's quite light, with a good balance between the tannins, acidity, and a little alcohol heat. 3 1/2 glasses based on bang for your buck. Read More
Feb 7, 2011
Primitivo Salento Flaio 2008 We had this wine with out dinner on Saturday and it was AMAZING~! I've been looking everywhere for it but can't get it :(
Medium body, dark color with a ruby rim. One of the best bargains I've come across. Let the bottle breath almost 2 hours before drinking, and wine continued to improve of the next 5 hours. Roses, wet earth, cedar and crabapple blossoms on the nose, silky on the palette with lots of acidity, tart pomegranate, lavender, grape slowly reveals a so... Read More