The variety here is Primitivo – traditional to the area and the same as Californian Zinfandel. With a typical deep red ruby colour, a nose of ripe berry fruits, cherries and blackberries on the palate, with some barrel ageing softening the tannins. Great for the barbeque and with strong cheeses.
Roca Egea, Primitivo del Salento IGP
£11.20 Per Bottle
A southern Italian co-operative founded in 1933 and committed to continued development of quality wines from the heel of Italy. They work with their members to ensure they get the best quality grapes to vinify in their modern winery. All the grapes come from the Salice Salentino area, the variety here is Primitivo – traditional to the area and the same as Californian Zinfandel.