2018 Primitivo di Manduria DOP, La Pruina

2018 Primitivo di Manduria DOP, La Pruina

Food by Lento: Lento of London
free shipping on orders over £100
2014 Enne, Negroamaro, IGP Salento, Vini La Torretta

2014 Enne, Negroamaro, IGP Salento, Vini La Torretta

2017 Sannio Aglianico DOC, Cantina Rossovermiglio

2017 Sannio Aglianico DOC, Cantina Rossovermiglio

2018 Primitivo di Manduria DOP, La Pruina

£15.40
Availability: In stock
SKU
WIN017RD

£5 OFF by paying with Moona

Primitivo di Manduria DOP by Cantina La Pruina is comforting and sophisticated. Let your senses be embraced with aromas of plum, mascara cherry, spice, tobacco, and leather before taking your first sip on this soft yet intense example of Primitivo di Manduria DOP. Drink now to 2023.

Once La Pruina has harvested their Primitivo grapes by hand, they are destemmed and crushed then transferred to temperature-controlled steel tanks where they undergo the first fermentation with maceration for eight to 10 days. After the first fermentation, the wine goes through malolactic fermentation to convert the bitter malic acids to more gentle lactic acids. Ageing takes place in second use American and French oak for 10-12 months.

La Pruina, Puglia

The La Pruina vineyards sit in the heart of the Salento region in Puglia. Here the soils are calcareous, shallow, and rich in texture. They are notoriously low in nutrients so the vines are continually stressed leading the vine to concentrate all its efforts on the fruit. High average temperatures cause the grapes to slightly dehydrate, which results in grapes rich in colour and aromas.

Primitivo

Primitivo is one of the most planted grapes in Puglia along with Nero di Troia and Negroamaro. The grape was first introduced to the region in the town of Gioia del Colle in the 18th century where it was cultivated by the priest Francesco Filippo Indellicati. It was Francesco that coined the name Primitivo, reflecting its early ripening nature - Primitivo roughly translates to first to ripen. Primitivo has been confirmed as being genetically identical to Zinfandel. Since this discovery, its popularity has been making a comeback. Primitivo is big and powerful, displaying flavours of raspberry, blackberry, cherry, and plum with spicy pepper notes.

Primitivo di Manduria DOC

Primitivo di Manduria DOC is an appellation in southern Puglia and is based on the Primitivo grape. Wines from this area are full-bodied and moderately tannic with a touch of sweetness. Wines can be made to either the rosso or riserva specifications. The wines must contain a minimum of 85% Primitivo with the remainder made up of any other approved red grape. For the rosso version, the minimum alcohol level is 13.5% and the wine must be aged for a minimum of five months. The riserva rules go a little further, requiring a minimum alcohol content of 14% plus ageing for a minimum of two years, of which nine months must be in oak.


This product contains sulphites

It is an offence to purchase or attempt to purchase alcohol if you are under the age of 18


More Information
ABV 14.00%
Grape Primitivo
Oak Aged Yes
Region Puglia
Size 75cl
Style Full bodied
Vintage 2018
Viticulture Standard
Back-order Available No
Write Your Own Review
You're reviewing:2018 Primitivo di Manduria DOP, La Pruina
Your Rating

We deliver to all UK addresses.

For orders of £100 or more Standard delivery is FREE to all mainland UK addresses.

The following delivery options are available*:

 

FREE Local Delivery

We deliver to the following postcodes for FREE with no minimum order requirements. Same day delivery is available for all orders placed before 11am.

Service Price Qualifying Postcodes
Local delivery FREE SE5, SE15, SE19, SE21, SE22, SE24, SE27, SW2, SW4, SW8, SW9, SW11, SW12, SW16, SW17, SW18, SW19
 

UK Mainland Addresses

Service Price Information
Standard FREE Free Standard delivery for all orders of £100 or more.
£4.99 Delivery in upto 3 working days. Orders received after 5pm will be considered as received the following working day.
Next day £8.99 Order by 11am for next day delivery. Subject to stock availability.
Next day by 12:00 £10.99 Order by 11am for next day delivery. Subject to stock availability.
Saturday £10.99 Order by 11am on Friday for Saturday delivery. Subject to stock availability. Orders received after this time will be delivered the following Saturday.
 

Scottish Highlands and Northern Ireland

Service Price Information
Standard £8.99 Delivery in upto 3 working days. Orders received after 5pm will be considered as received the following working day.
 

Scottish Islands, Isle of Man, Isle of Wight, and the Isles of Scilly

Service Price Information
Standard £12.99 Delivery in upto 3 working days. Orders received after 5pm will be considered as received the following working day.

For full details see our Delivery and Returns guide.

*Orders are delivered by a third party courier and we cannot guarantee delivery times.

If the goods in your parcel arrive damaged or were not what you ordered please contact us as soon as reasonably possible. In the case of damaged goods please include a photo when you get in touch with us.

Where necessary, we will arrange for a refund, including delivery costs, or a replacement to be sent out. If goods need to be returned to us we will arrange for collection at our expense.

For further details of our returns policy and your rights as an EU consumer please refer to our Terms of Sale.