Leone De Castris Villa Santera Primitivo Di Manduria 2007 Wine Review

Leone De Castris Villa Santera Primitivo Di Manduria 2007
D.O.C., Puglia, Italy
Community Score: 4.4/5
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Product #: 730952
Wine Type: Red Wine


 
Price: $16.95
Alcohol: 14.5%
Drink: Now
Sweetness: Extra Dry
Bottle size: 750 ml

Winery: Leone De Castris
Agent: Halpern Enterprises
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Natalie's Score: 89/100

Vintages Wine Panel: Winemakers in Puglia are specialists in crafting Primitivo (a.k.a. Zinfandel) and Leone de Castris is among the most famous producers in the region. This beautifully balanced Primitivo features aromas of plum and raspberry and is made in a much more structured style than the fruity versions coming out of California, although the familiar profile is certainly there. It will reward short-term cellaring, or savour tonight. My note: A mocha nose followed by emerging blackberry and blueberry aromas. Full-bodied and vibrant with a lust of life. Primitivo Di Manduria food pairings: grilled steaks and roasted red peppers.

This Leone De Castris Villa Santera Primitivo Di Manduria 2007 was reviewed December 5, 2009 by

 
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