Category Archives: primitivo

Faiano Primitivo Salento 2018

Orion Wines, Terre di Faiano, Primitivo, IGP Salento, Puglia, Italy, 2018 On primitivo in IGP Salento. This wine: lot No. L9-073 (on back label), certified organic, manual harvest, varietal primitivo, destemmed but not crushed, then fermented at 25C over 10 … Continue reading

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La Casada Primitivo Salento 2013

La Casada, Primitivo, IGT Salento, Puglia, Italy, 2013 On primitivo in IGP Salento This wine: lot No. L14/185 (on neck), varietal primitivo (legally >= 85% primitivo), screw-cap closure, 13% abv, Gauntleys bin end, £6.70 (£10) 12/18 Consumer tasting note: no … Continue reading

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Faiano Primitivo Salento 2016

Orion Wines, Terre di Faiano, Primitivo, IGP Salento, Puglia, Italy, 2016 On primitivo in IGP Salento [Aka zinfandel in the US]. IGP Salento lies at the extreme southern end of the Puglian peninsula (aka Salentino). Soils are limestone and clay, … Continue reading

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