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Primitivo, Los Lobos

Primitivo, Los Lobos Wine Details
Price: $30.00 per bottle

Description: These Calabrian armwrestlers need 2 years in barrel and another few in bottle to behave in public. Intense berry flavors and “forever” aftertaste. Primitivo is my favorite full moon rising wine, dune dancing wine, Escalante kayaking wine, waterfall splashing wine, thunder crashing wine, I can’t believe you really said that wine, still in love with you wine, I feel it too wine.

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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