The organically produced 12 e Mezzo Primitivo Puglia Organic Wine from Varvaglione shines pleasantly cherry red with purple reflections in the glass. This extraordinary primitivo develops intense aromas of blackcurrant, blackberry and other black fruits. Fine nuances of nutmeg, liquorice, vanilla and a hint of cocoa make the bouquet of 12 e Mezzo Bio Primitivo Puglia even more complex.
On the palate the Varvaglione 12 e Mezzo Primitivo Puglia IGP Organic Wine is wonderfully fresh, fruity and pleasing. Especially the fresh acidity, which is not really usual for Primitivo, makes this red wine the perfect companion for fatty meat dishes.
Vinification of the 12 e Mezzo Bio Primitivo from Varvaglione
For this series Marzia, Angelo and Francesca clearly have the biggest problem that some wine drinkers have with red wine from Apulia - the high alcohol content. For their 12 e Mezzo series, the three of them already submitted in their name to a strict target, because the wines should not have more than 12.5% vol. By harvesting a part of the grapes very early, a moderate alcohol content is guaranteed and, in addition, a freshness is ensured that many a red from southern Italy lacks.
After harvesting and selecting the organically produced grapes, fermentation takes place in stainless steel tanks. The 12 e Mezzo Primitivo Puglia Organic Wine then matures for a few months in French oak barrels and thus gains even more complexity.
Recommended food for the Varvaglione Primitivo Organic Wine of the 12 e Mezzo Series
Enjoy this pleasantly elegant organic red wine from Apulia with Pulled Pork with fiery spicy rub, with lamb ragout with coscous and fresh lamb salad or just for fun.
Awards for the 12 e Mezzo Primitivo from Varvaglione
- Concours Mondial de Bruxelles: Silver for 2016
- Berlin Wine Trophy: Silver for 2016
- Mundus Vini: Silver for 2016
|Type of Wine:||Still Wine|
|Style of Wine:||Red Wine|
|Wine acidity in g/l:||5,1|
|Residual sugar in g/l:||9,0|
|Sub region:||Puglia IGT (IT)|
|Occasion & Theme:||gift for good friends , barbecue , wedding , gift for customers|
|Quality Classification & Rating:||IGT Indicazione Geografica Tipica|
|Organic, vegan, etc.:||organic (BIO DE-ÖKO-037)|
|Awards:||Concours Mondial de Bruxelles - Silver , Berlin Wine Trophy - Silver , Mundus Vini - Silver|
|Maturation:||French Oak , Barrique 225 L|
|Aromas & Palate Notes:||berry fruit , spicy|
|Optimal serving temperature in °C:||15 - 18|
|Food Pairing:||dark food , spicy food|
|Glass Recommendation:||Red Wine Glass , Bordeaux Glass|
|Bottle Design & Features:||Bordeaux Style , modern , Floral Design|
|Bottle size in L:||0.75|
|storage capacity in years from the vintage year:||6|
|Alcohol % ABV:||12,5|
|Allergens and ingredients:||Contains Sulphites and Sulphur Dioxide|
|Distributor:||Varvaglione Vigne & Vini SRL - IT-BIO-006 - Contrada Santa Lucia S/N - 74020 Leporano - Italien|
Excellent wine and service
An excellent wine, easy on the palate with a superb lingering after taste.Paul Eggleston | 3 May 2020