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Cantine Due Palme Primitivo 2014 Wine Review

Cantine Due Palme Primitivo 2014

Cantine Due Palme Primitivo 2014

Salento, Puglia I.G.P., Italy

Community Score:90/100

Community Reviews: 5

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Price: $15.95

Drink: 2016-2019

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 13.5%

Sweetness: Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine

Winery: Cantine due Palme

Agent: Majestic Wine Cellars

Natalie's Score: 88/100

Dark chocolate and mocha aromas on the nose with fleshy ripe blackberry notes. Lovely toasty oak on the finish. Medium- to full-bodied. Supple and smooth but packed with flavour, just as a Primitivo (aka Zinfandel) grape-based wine should be. Try this with a variety of pizzas, from meat lovers' to four cheeses.

Primitivo food pairings: grilled steak with mushrooms and onions, coq au vin, Cornish game hen, bruschetta.

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This Cantine Due Palme Primitivo 2014 was reviewed on August 20, 2016 by Natalie MacLean

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Jane Staples - Certified Sommelier rated this wine as 91/100 with the following review:

Juicy blackberries, vanilla, spices and oak aromas and flavours. Dry and smooth with elegant finish. Perfect match with Prosciutto
Tasted August 2016
Monique Sosa - Accredited Sommelier rated this wine as 90/100 with the following review:

Juicy, creamy and grippy! Dominant notes include blackberries, plums, cocao and spice. Enjoy this full-bodied Italian wine with your holiday smoked ham. Tasted Nov 2016 - @sommsosa
Jon Steeves - Sommelier rated this wine as 89/100 with the following review:

Mocha, blackberry, tart pomegranate arils, with a hint of paprika. This wine offers a smooth, well balanced acidity, fruit, tannins and medium body. Italian Primitivo meet California Zin. Great execution. Tasted Nov 2016 - @jonsteeves rated 89/100
In the 90s it was confirmed that Primitivo shares identical DNA with California's heritage Zinfandel grape. Distinctly Puglian, this wien is robust and rustic, layered and dense with dark fruit, tobacco and spice. There is a soft, juicy mouthfeel on the wine lingering in chocolate mocha flavours. Try it with rib steak or gourmet burgers. - Community Wine Reviews

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