Primitivo (Zinfandel) is a grape variety that is grown primarily in Italy, but it can also be found in other countries like Spain, France, and California. Primitivo has been cultivated for thousands of years, and it is one of the most popular varieties used to make wine in Italy.
It is a grape variety native to the Mediterranean. Its name comes from the Italian word primo, meaning “first.”
Primitivo wines are known for their bold ruby color and their high tannin content.