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Full-bodied Old World reds - PRIMITIVO, I Muri. Puglia, Italy

2018 PRIMITIVO, I Muri. Puglia, Italy

Bin: 548
Alcohol Percentage: 14%
Area: Puglia is in the heel of Italy, now best known for the red wine of Salice Salentino. It's a hot and dry area but cooled by sea breezes. The I Muri vineyards are in the province of Taranto, mostly in the communes of Manduria and Sava. The red soils are calcerous clay and rich in iron, minerals and nutrients. 80% of the grapes come from old bush vines and the rest from trained vines that are at least 20 years old
Grape Variety: Primitivo is now accepted to be the same grape as California's Zinfandel. Here it was fermented cool and briefly aged in oak barrels before bottling
Producer: I Muri is owned by the Farnese group - winemaker is Filippo Baccalaro, a native of Piemonte, who has been working in Puglia for almost two decades
Cellar Potential: Drink within 5 years
Food Match: Light enough to use as an 'everyday red', but even better (of course) with pasta or a barbecue
Old Bridge Rating: Juicy, modern fruit with a hint of Morello cherry bitterness, allied to zesty, spicy, herbal complexity that marks it out as classically Italian

£13.00 per bottle
£12.35 per bottle in a mixed case of 6 bottles
£11.70 per bottle in a mixed case of 12 bottles

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