Primitivo Cantele 2020

The Primitivo by Cantele is a pleasant and territorial expression from Salento, a smooth and fruity red wine aged for about 6 months in barriques. It expresses notes of black cherries, pepper and wild fruits that introduce to a rich, spicy, smooth and fresh taste

7.70 €
Immediate availability

Characteristics

Denomination

Salento IGT

Grape varieties

Primitivo 100%

Category

Red Wines

Region

Puglia (Italy)

Alcohol content

14.0%

Bottle size

75 cl Bottle

Vinification

Alcoholic fermentation in steel tanks with maceration on the skins for 6-8 days

Aging

About 6 months in barriques

Additional notes

Contains sulfites

Awards and accolades

Gambero Rosso
2019
2 / 3

To enjoy it at its best

Serving temp.
16°-18°C
Glass
Medium open goblet
Medium open goblet

Perfect for young and medium bodied red wines which don't require excessive oxygenation to open. The opening, slightly tighter than the body of the glass, favors the concentration of aromas towards the nose, enhancing the perception of aromas and limiting the dispersion

When to drink

When to drink

Evolving

Wine good to drink now, but that can have a beautiful evolution after resting for a while in your cellar

You can easily cellar it for 3-4 years

RED WINE PRIMITIVO CANTELE 2020 DESCRIPTION

Colour Ruby red with garnet tints

Scent Fruity and spicy, with scents of black cherries, wild berries and pepper

Taste Smooth, warm and velvety, charcaterized by freshness and balanced

producer: Cantele

Main wines
Negroamaro, Primitivo, Salice Salentino
Foundation year
1950
Hectares of vineyards
48
Winery-owned grapes
100%
Annual production
1.500.000 bt
Enologist
Gianni Cantele
Address
S.P 365, km 1 - Guagnano (LE)

Perfect to drink with

  • Red Meat Stew
  • Ham and salami
  • Roasted and Grilled Meat
  • Aged Cheese
  • Pasta Bolognese