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Amastuola Organic Primitivo 2013 Wine Review

Amastuola Organic Primitivo 2013

Amastuola Organic Primitivo 2013

Puglia I.G.P., Italy

Community Score:90/100

Community Reviews: 3

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Price: $16.95

Drink: 2016-2020

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 13.5%

Sweetness: Extra Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine


Winery: Amastuola

Agent: Churchill Cellars Ltd.

Natalie's Score: 91/100

Huge juicy purple plum and blueberry aromas and flavours in this supple, smooth, full-bodied Italian red wine. Primitivo is also known as Zinfandel in California. The Amastuola Garden Vineyard is located on a plateau 201 metres above sea level and is further assisted by a Mediterranean climate that works well for organic farming. This organic red wine uses winemaking methods that date back to Magna Grecia period, with the precious metals and nutrients in the soils lending nuance to this robust Italian red wine. Finishes with baked blueberry pie and dark spice. Perfect for grilled meats and barbecue.

Primitivo food pairings: game meats, rare roast beef, spice-braised lamb, cheddar.

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This Amastuola Organic Primitivo 2013 was reviewed on November 12, 2016 by Natalie MacLean

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Andrea Shapiro rated this wine as 89/100 with the following review:

Black plum, lots of leather and a touch of barnyard. Dark cherry. A touch of foxiness as well. High acidity, medium plus body. Great purple colour! Interesting Primativo. Very non-Zinfandel like, however definitely some salt, dried stewed fruit, mixed berry jello and beef jerky on the palate. Interesting flavours with a hint of some minerals in there. Interesting and enjoyable. 89 points
From Puglia, Amastuola (2013) is an organic Primitivo (also known as Zinfandel), deep red and full-bodied. The Amastuola Garden Vineyard is located on a plateau 200 metres above sea level and also enjoys a Mediterranean climate. - Community Wine Reviews

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