Original
46 Ratings
Cantele Primitivo

Wine Details

Vineyard

Cantele

Varietal

Zinfandel

Style

Red

Region

Italy

Wine Description

(1997 Vintage) Primitivo is sourced from vineyards located between the provinces of Lecce and Brindisi and planted with a density of about 5,000 units per hectare. Average age of the vines is between 35 and 40 years. In the new, modern cellar the wine is fermented in stainless steel vats where for the most part it also ages, although certain amount spends up to six months in wood.

Expert Reviews
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  • Wine & Spirits
    (2005 Vintage)
  • Wine Advocate
    (2005 Vintage)
  • Robert Parker
    (2005 Vintage)
  • Wine & Spirits
    (2003 Vintage) Rating: 90/100 - As reviewed by Wine & Spirits Magazine
  • Wine & Spirits
    (2004 Vintage) Rating: Good Value - As reviewed by Wine & Spirits Magazine on 06/07