Full Review

Papale

Papale
2019 Primitivo, Primitivo Di Manduria DOP

Pair this wine with:
Beef Vegetables

Category: Primitivo

Date Tasted:
Country: Italy
Alcohol: 14.5%
Sustainable Agriculture
93 Points
Gold Medal
Exceptional
$28
2022 Best Primitivo

Papale
2019 Primitivo, Primitivo Di Manduria DOP

Pair this wine with:
Beef Vegetables

Category: Primitivo

Date Tasted:
Country: Italy
Alcohol: 14.5%
Deep purple color. Aromas and flavors of blueberry and plum, peach yogurt, kola, and chocolate bark with a full body and a long finish that presents notes of salted blueberry, chocolate covered raisin, dried figs, and pipe tobacco. A balanced yet rich, delicious and versatile wine that will please any red wine drinker.

Tasting Info

Wine Glass Style: Rich & Full
Aroma Aroma: blueberry and plum, peach yogurt, kola, and chocolate bark
Taste Flavor: Same as aromas with notes of salted blueberry, chocolate covered raisin, dried figs, and pipe tobacco
Sweetness Sweetness: Dryish
Enjoy Enjoy: Now-3 years on its own and with food
Recipes Pairing: Pot Roast, Steak & Potatoes, Beef Stew
Bottom Line Bottom Line: A balanced yet rich, delicious and versatile wine that will please any red wine drinker.

The Importer

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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.