Primitivo del Salento Paolo Leo 2021

The Primitivo from Salento by Paolo Leo is a red wine inherited from the Fenix tradition, it is harvested during the first hours of dawn and the alcoholic and malolactic fermentation takes place in steel tanks. The ruby red colour announces the preserved varietal characteristics during the production. The red berries scents are strong in the floral panorama of dried roses, cherries, blackberry in a plesant a unic fragrance

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Characteristics

Denomination

Salento IGT

Grape varieties

Primitivo 100%

Category

Red Wines

Region

Puglia (Italy)

Alcohol content

13.5%

Bottle size

75 cl Bottle

Vineyards

Medium-textured calcareous and clayey soils, traditional bush breeding

Vinification

Harvest at the first hours of dawn, soft pressing and alcoholic fermentation at a controlled temperature with selected yeasts, immediately followed by malolactic fermentation

Aging

5 months in steel tanks

Additional notes

Contains sulfites

To enjoy it at its best

Serving temp.
16°-18° C
When to open
To enjoy it at its best, we recommend you to let the wine 'breathe' at least 15-30 minutes before serving
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 2-3 years

RED WINE PRIMITIVO DEL SALENTO PAOLO LEO 2020 DESCRIPTION

Colour Intense ruby red with purple shades

Scent Fragrant notes of cherry and strawberry, red berries, blackberry and redcurrant, savoury reminds

Taste Smooth and fragrant, with complex implication, long finish

producer: Paolo Leo

Main wines
Primitivo
Foundation year
1989
Hectares of vineyards
45
Annual production
3.000.000 bt
Address
Via Tuturano, 21 - 72025 San Donaci (BR)

Perfect to drink with

  • Red Meat Stew
  • Ham and salami
  • Risotto with Mushroom
  • White Meat Stew
  • Pasta Bolognese