Aromas of a crusty cranberry pie, rosemary and a just a touch of oak. The substantial alcohol presence is in graceful harmony with the other, more refreshing components. The finish is uniquely persistent.
Primitivo comes to us from the Puglia region of southern Italy, but did you know that it’s a twin to California’s famous Zinfandel? They share the same DNA and find their origin in Croatia. Like many siblings, they travelled different paths, both adapting to their new homes and developing slightly different character. Many consider the Primitivo clone to be superior with more lush, fruity components and it’s becoming more and more popular in California vineyards.