Paolo Leo Primitivo Manduria Passo del Cardinale 2022

Paolo Leo Primitivo Manduria Passo del Cardinale 2022

Paolo Leo, 0,75 l - 14.00%
100% Primitivo

HK$ 126.00
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Apulia - Italy
Red green still

How to serve

Serve at:

18 - 20°C.

Decanting time:

1 Hour

Longevity:

10 - 15 years

Glass:
Young Red Wines
Paolo Leo Primitivo Manduria Passo del Cardinale 2022
Primitivo grapes ripen very early, which explains its name. Interestingly, just 20 days after the harvest, Primitivo vines produce new grapes, traditionally called "second harvest"; these younger bunches are used by the winemaker to increase the freshness and acidity of these bold wines, given as a result a perfectly well-balanced red wine.

Colour

Deep ruby.

Bouquet

Pronounced bouquet of black berries, mainly cassis and blackcurrant, with notes of licorice and coconut.

Flavour

Full-bodied and balanced, with velvety tannins and a perfect acidity; lingering finish of forest fruits and spices jam.

Pairing

Well-seasoned main courses based on red sauces, meat and roasts; aged cheeses with intense flavors, forest mushrooms and game.

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Features

Name Paolo Leo Primitivo Manduria Passo del Cardinale 2022
Type Red green still
Classification DOC Primitivo di Manduria
Year 2022
Size 0,75 l Standard
Alcohol content 14.00% by volume
Grape varieties 100% Primitivo
Country
Region Apulia
History Primitivo grapes ripen very early, which explains its name. Interestingly, just 20 days after the harvest, Primitivo vines produce new grapes, traditionally called "second harvest"; these younger bunches are used by the winemaker to increase the freshness and acidity of these bold wines, given as a result a perfectly well-balanced red wine.
Origin Province of Taranto, southeast Puglia
Soil composition Sandy
Cultivation system Apulian bush.
No. plants per hectare 4000-4500
Yield per hectare About 0.75 kg of grapes per plant.
Harvest The harvest is carried out in the early hours of dawn, avoiding high temperatures to preserve freshness and aromaticity.
Fermentation temperature 25 °C
Fermentation period 8-10 days.
Vinification The grapes are destemmed and fermented at a controlled temperature of 25 °C for 8-10 days. A maceration on the skins follows, during 15-18 days, to improve the delicate extraction of tannins and flavors.
Ageing 3 months in American oak barrels and 6 months in stainless-steel tanks.
Allergens Contains sulphites
Pairing Well-seasoned main courses based on red sauces, meat and roasts; aged cheeses with intense flavors, forest mushrooms and game.
On offer Price Paolo Leo Primitivo Manduria Passo del Cardinale 2022 HK$ 126.00 

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xtraWine
94/100 
2022
Gambero Rosso
 
3 red glasses - Absolutely superb. Only 305 out of 18000. 2021
Bibenda
 
4 bunches of grapes - A high quality wine with distinctive character 2020
Gambero Rosso
 
3 red glasses - Absolutely superb. Only 305 out of 18000. 2020
Vitae AIS
 
3 vines - An excellent wine 2020
James Suckling
91/100 
2017
Paolo Leo
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