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Altemura Primitivo, Italy (DOC - 2019) (IN-STORE WINE PICKUP with ID)

Altemura Primitivo, Italy (DOC - 2019) (IN-STORE WINE PICKUP with ID)

$ 24.99

APPELLATION
Primitivo di Manduria DOC
Altemura (pronounced Al-teh-moo-rah) means "high walls"; this wine was named in reference to the high, stone walls, which were used to protect the estate from invaders.

AREA
Agro di Torre di Santa Susanna, Salento

COLOR
Ruby-red with purple undertones.

BOUQUET
An intense and distinct aroma of jam-like ripe red and dark fruit.


GRAPES
100% Primitivo di Manduria 
An intense and distinct aroma of jam-like ripe red and dark fruit.

PALATE
Warm on the palate with a silky, and a multiple layered finish.

ALCOHOL LEVEL
14,5%

VINIFICATION
The grapes mature on the vine, late in the harvest, and are gently pressed. The must undergoes the fermentation process for 21 days at 77°-82° F. Once the vinification is complete, the wine matures for 14 months in 92-gallon French oak tonneaux followed by an additional period of aging in the bottle.

COLOR
Ruby-red with purple undertones.

FOOD PAIRINGS
Eggplant Parmesan or orecchiette with roasted broccoli and walnuts.

SERVING TEMPERATURE
61°-64°F

 

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