Full Review

Papale

Papale
2013 Primitivo, Puglia IGP

Pair this wine with:
Beef Cheese Turkey Vegetables

Category: Primitivo

Date Tasted:
Country: Italy
Alcohol: 14%
Sustainable Agriculture
92 Points
Gold Medal
Exceptional
$24.99

Papale
2013 Primitivo, Puglia IGP

Pair this wine with:
Beef Cheese Turkey Vegetables

Category: Primitivo

Date Tasted:
Country: Italy
Alcohol: 14%
Violet color. Fruity aromas and flavors of berry compote, chocolate nuts, and baking spices with a satiny, bright, fruity medium-to-full body and a silky, interesting, medium-long finish that exhibits accents of sour cherry pie, buttery praline, and mocha with silky tannins and light oak flavor. A bright, fruity Italian red that is sure to please.

Tasting Info

Wine Glass Style: Juicy & Smooth & Fruity
Aroma Aroma: berry compote, chocolate nuts, and baking spices
Taste Flavor: Same as aromas with accents of sour cherry pie, buttery praline, and mocha
Sweetness Sweetness: Dryish
Enjoy Enjoy: Now-3 years on its own and with food
Recipes Pairing: Deep Dish Spinach Pizza, Turkey Meatballs, Beef Stew
Bottom Line Bottom Line: A bright, fruity Italian red that is sure to please.

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Primitivo

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Serve in a Zinfandel Wine Glass
Primitivo is synonymous with Zinfandel, they are closely related grapes from the same Croatian ancestor known as Crljenak. Primitivo is the Italian version of Crljenak and Zinfandel is the American. Like Zinfandel, it produces lush fruity red wines with soft tannins and higher alcohol.