Varietals Produced by Messapicus View all
History of the grape: The name is a combination of the Italian words for “black” and “bitter,” however, the latter de...
History of the grape: The name translates to “Black [grape] of Avola,” referring to the town in Sicily where it was f...
Parentage of the grape: Crljenak to Austria to America. In the 1970s, claims surfaced that the Italian Primitivo is l...
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Messapicus on Snooth
This wine was given to me as a gift. I was pleasantly surprised at how well balanced the wine was . The color was deep purple. The alcohol was a managable 13%. I enjoyed the deep red berry aroma. I will buy this wine again and proudly serve it in my home or give it to the host of any party I attend. I rate it 3.5-4 glasses Read More