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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: 6

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Price: $20.95

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 July 7, 2018 by Natalie MacLean

More Vintages: 2004 

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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
Andrea Shapiro rated this wine as 90/100 with the following review:

Deep purple colour with a ruby hue. Cassis, blueberry, dark skinned plum, blueberry, prune, smoke, blueberry yogurt. On the palate there is lots of dark berry fruit, full bodied, medium minus tannins, vanilla and coffee notes. Full, rustic and delicious. A perfect pair for hard cheeses and braised venison stew.
90 points. July 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 well-priced robust Primitivo from Puglia with dark chocolate and ripe berry flavours. Pair with bbq sweet ribs. - Community Wine Reviews

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