Wine Casa Catelli, Primitivo, Puglia IGT, 2004
Reviews of purchase Casa Catelli, Primitivo, Puglia IGT, 2004
The wine has a deep ruby color with a pinkish tinge raspberry.
The taste of wine is filled with tones of black fruit, raspberry and blackberry complemented intonations and hints of spice. The finish is long, spicy.
The aroma of wine is presented tones of black fruit (cherries, blueberries, ripe plum), set off with notes of violet, anise, chocolate and tobacco.
Wine perfectly suited for grilled meat, fried chicken, grilled vegetables and blue cheese.
It is not known where Primitivo grapes arrived in Apulia. Some argue that it is home to Croatia, others believe that it is Portugal or France. The best conditions for growing Primitivo - the region of the peninsula, known as Salento. It covers an area of Taranto (Brindisi) to the east of the city of Otranto. Winds that blow on the peninsula remain zdorovymy vines and prevent the formation of mold. High alcohol content, intense fruit flavor with hints of spices and blackberries make this variety very attractive. The truth for a long time it was not used for the production of wine monosortovogo and assemble with other varieties to give the wines weight and structure.
Grapes for wine "Primitivo" from Casa Catelli is grown in the south of the Salento region on the red soils lying on the limestone base. Vintage is 68 hl / ha. Crop ripens in late August, as Primitivo is an early grape varieties. Fermentation is performed at a controlled temperature of 22-25 ° C. This is followed by malolactic fermentation for six days. 1/3 wine is aged 4 months in French oak barrels, 2/3 aging in stainless steel tanks. After bottling, the wine is refined for a further three months.