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Pietra Pura Mandus Primitivo Di Manduria 2013 Wine Review

Pietra Pura Mandus Primitivo Di Manduria 2013

Pietra Pura Mandus Primitivo Di Manduria 2013

Puglia D.O.P., Italy

Community Score:89/100

Community Reviews: 3

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Price: $16.95

Drink: 2015-2018

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 14%

Sweetness: Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine

Winery: Pietra Pura Mandus

Agent: Vin Vino Wine Merchants Inc.

Natalie's Score: 88/100

Mocha and sweet chocolate on the nose from oak aging. This Italian red wine also features sweet blackberry and blueberry flavours. Smooth and full-bodied. Perfect for barbecued ribs or chicken wings.

Primitivo Di Manduria food pairings: grilled meats, game, aged cheeses.

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This Pietra Pura Mandus Primitivo Di Manduria 2013 was reviewed on August 6, 2016 by Natalie MacLean

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Monique Sosa - Accredited Sommelier rated this wine as 90/100 with the following review:

My overall advice, buy by the case because the wine is great and the price is right! This Italian red is called Primitivo (the original Zinfandel). It showcases inviting perfumed aromas including rose petals, cherry, plum, graphite minerality, and a touch of vanilla. The palate is off-dry trending towards medium. Even though the flavours appear sweet - berry jam, vanilla, sweet smoke - don't let it through you off because the acidity is high an luscious. It is full-bodied with medium tannins and a long finish. It definitely reminds of California style Zinfandels but with more complexity. It's a great crowd pleaser and pairs well backyard BBQ ribs. Tasted July 2016 - @sommsosa | bespoketastings.
Italian wineries Rocca Delle Macìe and Terre di Sava have entered into partnership to create six wines with local grapes from the Salento region based on the soil and climate, or "terroir" there. This is the 2013 vintage of the Mandus Primitivo di Manduria and represents one of two flagship wines. - Community Wine Reviews

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