Il Mandoro Primitivo 2014 | Wine Central
Il Mandoro Primitivo 2014
Il Mandoro Primitivo 2014

Il Mandoro Primitivo 2014

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Pizza, Pasta, Primitivo! Primitivo, also known as Zinfandel in the US, has its roots in Puglia, in the heel of Italy. Known as the early one for its affinity for early ripening, this bottling from Il Mandorolo is ready now, with lush notes of cherry, vanilla and plum. Best drunk over some pizza or pasta with friends, enjoy all year round!

The Primitivo variety of Puglia (introduced to California in the 18th century where it is now called Zinfandel) produces opulent, powerful , intensely fruity wines. This modern example coming from low-yielding, old vines is rich and opulent.

In 2000 Gaetano Marangelli and his brother Vito Angelo, both natives of Puglia (Italy's "heel of the boot"), began making wines that aim to seamlessly blend ancient tradition with a modern vision.  They experiment with unfamiliar varietals and explore new ways to emphasise the uniqueness of Puglia's indigenous grapes to craft harmonious, balanced, yet uniquely powerful wines that have received numerous national and international awards. 

“Southern Italy is one of the most dynamic wine producing areas of the world today. It offers wine lovers everywhere a treasure trove of excellent wines.”
Stephen Tanzer, International Wine Cellar. 



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