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Appellation: Salento IGT
Grape Variety: 100% Primitivo
Alcohol Level: 14.5% VOL
Bottle Size: 750 ml

PRICE PER BOTTLE IF PURCHASED IN A 12 bottle CASE : $22.49 + free delivery (conditions apply)

 Gold medal winner wine

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An Italian wine as you never tasted before!   A bestseller in NZ

 

VINIFICATION AND AGEING

The grapes, harvested in a state of advanced ripeness, are delicately pressed and destalked The must then undergoes a process of fermentation of 14 days at a temperature of 25- 28° C. (77-82° F.). When vinification is completed, the wine ages for 12 months in 350- liter (92-gallon) tonneaux of French oak, followed by a further period of fining in the bottle.

COLOUR

Dark and profound ruby red

BOUQUET

This wine offers the nose full and intense aromas with hints of plums, jams of red fruits and sweet accents of spices.

FLAVOUR

A wine of a good body, it has a mouth-filling flavour that is warm and soft and expresses a highly mature fruitiness, supported by a pleasant complex of sweet tannins.

SERVING TEMPERATURE

It should be served at about 18° C. (64° F.).

SASSEO PRIMITIVO