Itynera Primitivo 2007 Wine Review

Itynera Primitivo 2007
I.G.T., Salento, Puglia, Italy
Community Score: 4.4/5
Community Reviews: 2
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Product #: 70805

Price: $14.95
Alcohol: 13.5%
Drink: Now
Sweetness: Dry
Bottle size: 750 ml
Wine Type: Red Wine

Winery: Itynera
Agent: Select Wine Merchants Inc.
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Natalie's Score: 86/100

Vintages Wine Panel: This easy-drinking Primitivo offers great quality at a modest price. Deep ruby in colour, it’s bursting with attractive aromas of plum, blueberry, cherry and spices on the nose. Dry, medium-bodied with a supple texture, this flavourful wine from southern Italy sports concentrated berry fruit flavours that are joined by mocha and vanilla notes on the mid-palate. There’s some definite grip showing on the toasty finish. Try it with a hearty meatball recipe. My note: A simple, attractive, robust red with pleasing dark fruit. Knock it back!

Primitivo food pairings: meatballs.

This was reviewed February 6, 2010 by

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Darlene Myers CAPS Sommelier rated this wine as 89/100 with the following review:

I loved this Primitivo and found it to be very good value for the money. Very fruit forward on the nose with a hint of toasty oak. On the palate those Zinfandel-like flavors of raspberry, strawberry and tobacco. I served it with a maple curry chicken pasta and it was heavenly. I think it would go very well with tomato based dishes as well. Great value for the money

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