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Castello Monaci Piluna Primitivo Salento

Wine Details

Varietal

Primitivo

Style

Red

Region

Italy

Wine Description

(2012 Vintage) Pilùna, or “tufa pot” in Greek, is the name chosen for the Primitivo, produced from grapes of the native variety of the same name of very ancient origin, known throughout the world by the name of Zinfandel. The bunches are picked by hand very early in the morning when the temperature is cooler. A part of the wine matures for 6 months in French barriques of various toastings, while the rest remains in steel. Dark crimson-red colour, is a wine with body and structure. Full bouquet of ripe red fruits, with notes of pepper and vanilla and hints of Mediterranean scrub. Robust, concentrated, soft but firm flavour.

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    Smooth, good body, had a little after taste. Good basic wine.

    almost 5 years