Il Medaglione, Primitivo IGT Salento, Leone de Castris
Il Medaglione, Primitivo IGT Salento, Leone de Castris
Soft and smooth with jammy fruit notes of dried fig, blueberries, baked blackberries and robust acidity. Black cherry and tobacco notes on the palate. Il Medaglione Primitivo is medium bodied with a pleasant, lingering finish.

Country and Region: Italy,Puglia

Classification: IGT Salento

Producer: Leone de Castris

Wine Style: Red

Grape Varieties : Primitivo

Vinification: Primitivo grapes are hand harvested at the beginning of September from 10 year old vines. The grapes are vinified traditionally in stainless steel tanks for around 12 days and aged for only around two months in French oak barrels. The wine spends a further 2 months in the bottle before release.

ABV: 13.5%

Closure: Natural Cork

Note: A great example of this classic Southern Italian red. Meaning 'Early Ripening' in Italian for its ability to accumulate a lot of sugar early in the growing season, Primitivo is the same grape as Zinfandel.

Case Size: 6

Case price: £ 83.70

Bottle Price: £ 13.95