Masso Antico Primitivo 2017 (12 x 750mL), Apulia, Italy.

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$21.99 per Bottle
$263.88 per case

Overview

The grapes used for Masso Antico Primitivo are grown using the vine training method known as “Alberello”, which has ancient origins and is typical of the Mediterranean area of Italy. It was developed to compensate the lack of water and the very hot climate. The now very rare Alberello system represents a very important part of the cultural and oenological heritage of Apulia. The rigorous hand-picking is followed by a meticulous selection of the destemmed grapes. The grape withering on plants, favored by the sea wind, and a slow maturation in French oak barrels for about 6 months results in an outstanding full-bodied wine with soft tannins that release vanilla notes in the finish.

Region:
ITA - Other Italian
State:
Imported
Country:
Italy

Expert Reviews

99 Points by Luca Maroni

Winery Tasting Notes

Masso Antico Primitivo, with its ruby red color and its complex bouquet, is characterized by intense and fine aromas, that go from mature fruit to spicy notes.

The grapes used for Masso Antico Primitivo are grown using the vine training method known as “Alberello”, a traditional system of the cultural and oenological heritage of Apulia. The rigorous hand-picking is followed by a meticulous selection of the grapes, dried on the plants, thanks to the sun and the mild sea winds. The wine is then aged in French oak barrels for about 6 months. The result is an outstanding full-bodied red wine.

Food pairing and serving temperature

It pairs perfectly with grilled meat dishes, stew and aged cheeses. Serving temperature: 16°- 18°C.

Vintage
2017
Region
ITA - Other Italian
Grape Style
Other Red Varietals
Closure Type
Cork closure
Alcohol
14%

Winery Profile

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The flavours and tastes of Salento are perfectly represented by Masso Antico wines, that combine the ancient methods of vinification from Apulia, that provides a process of drying grapes in the vineyard, with a slow maturation in barrels, celebrating the territory and the maritime climate. A unique combination of land and environment perfectly embodied in Masso Antico organic range. From the grapes to the bottle, following only a natural process

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