Puglia: Primitivo

Main grape varieties: Primitivo aka Zinfandel

What to expect: Dry. Medium to full bodied. Moderate to high acidity. Moderate to high tannin. Plum, dried strawberry, and spice notes.

Pair with: Red meat, fried mushrooms, spicy salami, pasta with tomato-based sauce, mature cheeses

Wine picks:

  • Matané Primitivo Puglia (~$18)
  • Palama Primitivo Salento Arcangelo (~$15)
  • Triusco Primitivo Puglia (~$24)
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