Pinnacoli Primitivo di Manduria 2014
Pinnacoli: Primitivo di Manduria
“Trulli are ancient stone dwellings with cone shaped roofs only found in the magnificent Puglia region of Southern Italy. At the pinnacle of these cone roofs sit magic symbols of good fortune known as pinnacoli. Pinnacoli Primitivo is the pinnacle of this classic grape varietal, full bodied with rich, concentrated fruit flavors.”
Area of Production: Province of Taranto, Puglia, Italy
Wine Notes: A ruby-red wine with full flavors of ripe red fruits and a hint of spice. Pinnacoli has flavors of wild strawberry through the palate, finishes with a rich fullness and hints of cinnamon.
Wine Making Technique: Harvested in late August to early September. Vinification by maceration at controlled temperatures of 26-28˚ C. After malolactic fermentation, refinement in barrique for one year.
Recommended Pairings: Roasted and spiced meats, pasta with meat sauce, game, and spicy cheeses.
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