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2016 Meridia Primitivo

Producer: Meridia
Country/Region: Italy - Puglia - [Italy - Veneto]

Dense ruby red with violet reflections.
Bouquet: A warm, spicy bouquet filled with bright, ripe plum aromas.
Taste: It is rich, full and round with a delicate spiciness on the finish.
Foods: Excellent with lamb, grilled and barbecued meats, dishes with olives or capers and seasoned cheeses.

2016 Meridia Primitivo

Vintage: 2016
Grape Varietals: 100% Primitivo
ABV: 13%
Aging: No oak.
Serving Temp: 60-65°F
Closure: Stelvin(Screwcap)

Wine Making Notes:

Vineyard: High density vineyards located in the Salento in southwestern Apulia. Vines are trained on “alberello” (bush vines). The soil is a mixture of limestone and clay.
Harvest: October – by hand
The grapes are soft pressed and the juice is placed in stainless steel along with the skins for a maceration of 8 to 10 days with daily pumping over of the juice to extract more color and sweet tannins. The must is then racked and lightly filtered. Fermentation then takes place with selected yeast under controlled temperatures. The finished wine is placed in stainless steel holding tanks and bottled on order.
Aging: 3-4 months in bottle.


Pairings:

Pairs well with lamb, grilled and barbecued meats, dishes with olives or capers and seasoned cheeses.

Product Formats:

Item Number Unit Units/Case Type UPC - bottle SCC - case SRP/Unit
I0EE124042PMM 750ml 12 Glass 7 48132 11111 8 1 07 48132 11111 5 $8.99