Leone de Castris Primitivo di Manduria -V. Santera
Leone De Castris
100% Primitivo di Manduria D.O.C.
Sweet and fruity blackberry tastes.
Intense dark red.
An extremely well balanced wine to be enjoyed young. The wine manages a great balance of tannins and yet is high in alcohol content. The flavour is one of blackberry's and licorice and leaves a bittersweet aftertaste for 30 seconds on the tongue. This wine goes through a long maceration process that produces the flavours and colour so unique to this wine.
A typical wine from Puglia. The 2005 Primitivo di Manduria is a major success for the vintage with its dark violet color, its nose of cherries, spice, and licorice, and its... MORE INFO
TCD Score: 87/100
A score of 87 for an excellent wine that has made something of a come back after a few poor vintages. The 2005 was excitidly heralded by the producers and the final product deserves the hype; you will not be disappointed.
The wine has a bitter chocolate character but the primary flavour is of dried figs or prunes.
A ruby red colour with garnet reflections.
The 2004 Salice Salentino Riserva has all the classic nose and palate of a Negro Amaro-based wine. Its packed with red fruit, has hints of leather and a smooth alcoholic warmth. Drinking well in 2007 but could take 1-2 years more to fully reach it's potential.
The Prince of Salento wine's. This is a riserva bottle from one of the regions most famous vineyards. For those who like the big meaty reds of the south. MORE INFO
TCD Score: 88/100
A score of 88 for a well balanced hearty red. If price were included whilst scoring the wine would be in the 90's. We highly recommend you try this wine.
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