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Coppi Peucetico Primitivo 2008 Wine Review

Coppi Peucetico Primitivo 2008

Coppi Peucetico Primitivo 2008

Gioia Del Colle, Puglia, Italy

Community Score:87/100

Community Reviews: 3

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Price: $13.95

Drink: 2013-2016

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 13.5%

Sweetness: Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine


Winery: Coppi Peucetico

Agent: Lifford Wine & Spirits

Natalie's Score: 87/100

Deep plushly ripe purple and black plum aromas on the nose with some blueberry jam on the palate. It's full-bodied and dry with layers of voluptuous dark fruit. Perfect for meat lovers' pizza and meat sauce pasta. This Primitivo (aka Zinfandel) offers dark spice and vanilla smoke on the finish. Gioia del Colle is nestled in the centre of the Puglia region and is known as the Italian heart of Primitivo. In the 1700s, a local priest named these grapes with a Latin word, Primitivo, which means "first to ripen." Pair with bolognese or salami and charcuterie .

Primitivo food pairings: veal scaloppini in a sun-dried tomato sauce, salad, pasta.

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This Coppi Peucetico Primitivo 2008 was reviewed on May 16, 2015 by Natalie MacLean

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This robust Italian red wine is produced by Gioia del Colle situated in the centre of the Puglia region, also considered to be the home of Italian Primitivo. The Latin word, Primitivo, means "first to ripen." - Community Wine Reviews

1 Member would buy this wine again

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