In the glass, the Est. 2004 Primitivo Merlot Salento from Vinosia reveals a dense ruby red color. This Vinosia red wine reveals all kinds of plums, damsons, black cherries and morello cherries on the nose. As if that wasn't already impressive, bitter chocolate, gingerbread spice and oriental spices are also added thanks to the ageing in small wooden barrels.
The Vinosia Est. 2004 Primitivo Merlot Salento is wonderfully dry for wine lovers. This red wine is never coarse or austere, as you would expect from a wine in the high quality wine range. This velvety red wine is full-bodied and multi-faceted on the palate. The Est. 2004 Primitivo Merlot Salento reveals itself to be wonderfully fresh and lively on the palate thanks to its concise fruit acidity. On the finish, this youthful red wine from the wine-growing region of Apulia finally impresses with its considerable length. Once again, there are hints of plum and black cherry.
Vinification of the Vinosia Est. 2004 Primitivo Merlot Salento
This powerful red wine from Italy is made from the Primitivo grape variety. After the grape harvest, the grapes are immediately taken to the winery. Here they are sorted and carefully broken up. This is followed by fermentation in small oak barrels at controlled temperatures. Vinification is followed by maturation on the fine lees for several months before the wine is finally bottled. Once the wine is finished, the Est. 2004 Primitivo Merlot Salento is carefully harmonized.
Dining recommendation for the Est. 2004 Primitivo Merlot Salento from Vinosia
This Italian wine is best enjoyed at a temperature of 15 - 18°C. It is the perfect accompaniment to duck breast with sugar snap peas, lemon-chilli chicken with bulgur or boeuf bourguignon.