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Primitivo Wine Details
Price: $27.00 per bottle

Description: Primitivo is a fairly new Italian varietal and is somwhat simular to a high quality Zinfadel grape.The Primitivo for this wine was grown by cousin James Nichelini in his Chiles Valley Vineyard, we purchest only 2 Tons from this new vineyard to explore the quality of this young vineyard. and found it to be excelent.

Varietal Definition
Recent "DNA" testing has shown Primitivo to possess the exact same genetic make up as the popular California grape, Zinfandel. Both varieties origins are tracked back to Croatia. And while the grapes may be identical in theory, the wines they produce have distinct differences. Primitivo's home province is Apuglia (sometimes called Puglia), located in the "heel" of Italy's boot. Wines made from Primitivo have notes of plum and spice, like Zinfandel, but because of different growing soils and climate, the fruit character is less jammy, the structure more akin to old world wines, with rustic notes of earth and spice, as well as tamed fruit flavors.


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