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Layer Cake Primitivo / Zinfandel

3 customer reviews

$12.99

3 in stock

Critic Score
86/100
Blend
Primitivo
User Rating
3.8 Stars
Producer
Layer Cake Wines
Alcohol %
13%
Pair With
Beef and Venison
Size
750ml
Region
Puglia, Italy
Critic Scores & User Ratings are based on an aggregated international Global Wine Score (GWS).
Layer Cake Primitivo / Zinfandel - Item Code: 03925

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Black fruit, blue berries, figs, and leather-earthiness characterize Primitivo. Expect blackberry and fruit compote on the tongue, with a tannic rusticity on the finish. Primitivo is the ideal Tuesday night wine with pizza and burgers since it isn't too large and is generally quite cheaply priced. It's very adaptable, however, and goes well with roasted lamb, eggplant parmesan, and heavy lentil soups. The trick is to combine Primitivo's robustness with foods that have the weight and depth to stand up to it.

Primitivo is almost genetically similar to Zinfandel, California's most renowned and powerful grape. Primitivo and Zinfandel are both descendants of the indigenous Croatian Cjljnek (aka Tribidrag), which essentially means they're the twins you knew in high school who constantly made you wonder, "Wait, who is who again?"

Primitivo and Zinfandel, on the other hand, may yield quite distinct wines for a number of reasons. Zinfandel is a red wine with enormous black fruit and a spicy zest that is renowned for being a musclehead. Primitivo has a more restricted flavor profile, which is attributable in part to the way it is grown. The term “Primitivo” refers to how quickly it ripens, and it is not often allowed to hang as long as Zinfandel. It will still have dark inky berry notes, but there will be more fig and other dried fruit notes in there as well. It's also a little lighter in body and has a little more acidity than its California sister.

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  1. ByJennifer Akin Verified Buyer

    sucreries

  2. ByStephen Verified Buyer

    Adoro questo drink!

  3. DadandUncleCharlie Verified Buyer

    fa i migliori tonni sporchi.

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