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Masseria Surani Heracles Tommasi Primitivo 2014 Wine Review

Masseria Surani Heracles Tommasi Primitivo 2014

Masseria Surani Heracles Tommasi Primitivo 2014

Puglia I.G.T., Italy

Community Score:89/100

Community Reviews: 6

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Price: $18.95

Drink: 2016-2020

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 13.5%

Sweetness: Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine

Winery: Masseria Surani

Agent: Univins and Spirits Canada Inc.

Natalie's Score: 91/100

Juicy and delicious Italian red wine with blackened plums and purple plum notes. Lots of toasty, charred oak in this Primitivo (aka Zinfandel). This robust Italian red wine is produced by Tommasi family's Puglia vineyards in southern Italy, first settled by ancient Greeks in 700 BCE, and therefore the wine is named in honour of Heracles. Lots of black fruit and oak. Perfect for grilled and barbecued meats.

Primitivo food pairings: barbecued ribs, chicken wings, steaks rubbed well with Primitivo, hamburgers garnished.

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This Masseria Surani Heracles Tommasi Primitivo 2014 was reviewed on October 29, 2016 by Natalie MacLean

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Reviews and Ratings

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

This Primitivo from Puglia, Italy, shows red berry fruit, tea, leather and a saline touch of dried dulse aromatics. A very appetizing palate with ripe red berries, dulse and leather; dry, smooth and mouth-watering with a delicious salinity on the finish. Enjoy with savoury appetizers such as Prosciutto, olive tapenade, hard cheeses. Great value.
Tasted Oct. 2016
Matt Steeves - Certified Sommelier rated this wine as 89/100 with the following review:

A rich Primitivo from the sun-blessed region of Puglia, Italy. Kirsch, dark plum, leather and spice on the nose and palate. This big bold wine has great texture with tannins and refreshing acidity making it ideal for slow cooked smoked beef brisket. Tasted October 2016. 89 points. Matt Steeves - www.quercusvino.ca
Monique Sosa - Accredited Sommelier rated this wine as 89/100 with the following review:

Here we have an attractive old world Primitivo with moderate smoke, gamey, plum and spice notes. Tannins are prominent on the palate but the acidity reigns supreme, making this wine a very food friendly sipper. Enjoy this dry medium-bodied Primitivo with braised beef lasagna. Tasted Oct 2016. @sommsosa | bespoketastings.ca
Pamela Chiles rated this wine as 88/100 with the following review:

Nice and chewy, blackberry and bramble, leather, touch of herb and spice. Fine tannins in the background
The Italian winemaking family of Tommasi names their wines made at their Puglia winery after the Greek gods, as a nod to the Greeks who settled in this southern Italian region in 700 BCE. Heracles is the Greek god of strength. - Community Wine Reviews

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