Cantele Primitivo del Salento 2019 750ml
SKU: 28070

Cantele Primitivo del Salento 2019

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Category Red Wine
Region Italy, Puglia, Primitivo del Salento
Brand Cantele
Alcohol/vol 14%
Cantele became a Salento Primitivo pioneer when it released this wine more than a decade ago. Vinified in stainless steel and aged in oak, this lithe expression of Puglia's most famous grape offers elegant red fruit flavors without ever overwhelming the palate. A favorite pairing for a juicy burger.
Wine Enthusiast
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The spearmint on the nose of this Primitivo jumps out of the glass, giving way to dark plums. A medicinal-cola combination reminiscent of Dr Pepper comes out on the palate, followed by a umami finish of mushrooms and soy sauce with easygoing tannins. - DANIELLE CALLEGARI

December 31, 2022
Wine Spectator
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This toasty red is medium-bodied and fresh, with a soft tang of orange peel acidity. Shows vanilla- and spice-laced notes of sappy black currant and black cherry fruit, cola and grilled herbs. Drink now. 25,000 cases made, 3,000 cases imported.


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