Masseria Borgo Dei Trulli Primitivo Di Manduria DOP, Puglia, Italy

£13.40

Masseria Borgo Dei Trulli Primitivo Di Manduria DOP, Italy, Puglia, Salento, Italy

TASTING NOTES

This Primitivo has earthy aromas of blackcurrants, vanilla and coconut as well as exotic spices. The palate is elegant and complex with black fruits, chocolate and coffee, and a super long finish

Masseria Borgo Dei Trulli Primitivo Di Manduria DOP
Masseria Borgo Dei Trulli Primitivo Di Manduria DOP, Puglia, Italy

£13.40

SKU: 8052432831464 Categories: , Tags: ,
Grape Varieties
  • 100% Primitivo
ABV
  • 14%
75cl
Country

Italy

Grape

Primitivo

Producer

In the ‘heel of Italy’s boot’, in the Salento region of Puglia, lies Masseria Borgo dei Trulli. The winery takes its name from the plural of ‘Trullo’, traditional Puglian dry stone huts that were mainly used as field shelters or storehouses by Saracen populations hundreds of years ago. Remains of these ancient shelters are still present today.

Borgo dei Trulli covers a total of 45ha of land, including 25ha of vineyards. Home to dark, thickskinned black grape varieties, the focus here is on indigenous grapes and interesting production methods. There are 20ha of Primitivo, including a 10ha ‘Saracena’ vineyard, which is trained in the old Alberello system (free-growing bush tree). This vineyard is over 55 years old and yields are limited to less than 1kg of grapes per vine.

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