Primitivo

Salento I.G.T.

Primitivo is nowdays one of the most renowned variety with its intense, fruity and smooth character of its wines. Rivera wants to interpret this variety with a fresh and flowing style with a modern winemaking that enhances the intense aromas of jammy black fruit of this variety. Served at 16-18 ° C, denote great pleasure and versatility in food matching.

Characteristics
  • Variety: 100% Primitivo
  • Grape harvest: Last week of August. Vineyard yield: 80-90 q/ha
  • Wine making: Maceration for 7-8 days at 25°C with frequent pumpovers.
  • Aging: 9 months in glass-lined cement vats.
  • Tasting notes: Dense purple-red; crisp-edged, fruitrich bouquet, with impressions of wild blackberry; complex palate with deep fruit, remarkably supple.
  • Alcohol: 14%