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47 Ratings
Cantele Primitivo

Wine Details

Vineyard

Cantele

Varietal

Zinfandel

Style

Red

Region

Italy

Wine Description

(2003 Vintage) "An amazing bargain... 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."-Wines & SpiritsPrimitivo 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 ...

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