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Schola Sarmenti Cubardi Primitivo 2012 Wine Review

Schola Sarmenti Cubardi Primitivo 2012

Schola Sarmenti Cubardi Primitivo 2012

Salento, Puglia, I.G.T., Italy

Community Score:90/100

Community Reviews: 5

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Price: $24.95

Drink: 2016-2020

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 15%

Sweetness: Extra Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine


Winery: Schola Sarmenti

Agent: Wine Cellars International Ltd.

Natalie's Score: 88/100

Sweet chocolate and black cherry maraschino flavours on this robust Italian red wine. High alcohol at 15% - finishes warm. Pair with Mexican mole and barbecue sweet ribs.

Primitivo food pairings: rib steak, pork roast, meat lasagna.

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This Schola Sarmenti Cubardi Primitivo 2012 was reviewed on May 27, 2017 by Natalie MacLean

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Reviews and Ratings

Andrew Bernardo rated this wine as 92/100 with the following review:

Stunning black cherry, black plum and dried blackberry notes with spice, tobacco, dried flowers, black tea, and sassafras. 92 points. (www.ottawawinejournal.com)
Jane Staples - Certified Sommelier rated this wine as 91/100 with the following review:

Very dark garnet with aromas of ripe dark cherries and mocha. Satiny smooth and delicious with echoes of dark berries, mocha and eucalyptus. Enjoy with Prosciutto and Risotto Parmesano. A great example of this varietal.
Tasted May 2017
Wineboy rated this wine as 88/100 with the following review:

Lots of ripeness to the dark fruit offered here, noted oak use also. An uncharacteristic level of sweetness. Starts with this sweet note evolves to a dry middle and back to some sweetness on the finish.
Schola Sarmenti Cubardi (2012) is a Primitivo from Salento, Puglia wine region. This is a hearty Zin with flavours of smoke, ripe dark fruit and a peppery finish. Although 15% abv, the wine well-balanced, structured, but could easily cellar for three to five years. - Community Wine Reviews

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