Muro Sant’Angelo Primitivo DOC 2012
The wine comes from secular primitivo vineyards near Muro Sant’Angelo. The low production per hectare and good winemaking technique ensure an excellent product quality. Intense red wine with aromas of plum, black berry fruit and spices. The acidity balances the typical sweet ending with hints of chocolate and licorice. It's Chiaromonte's a name you can trust!
Tenute Nicola Chiaromonte
Aging: Stainless Steel
The grapes are destemmed, then fed by gravity into tanks were they are left to ferment in whole clusters with their own yeasts before they are crushed in hand-cranks presses.
Serving temperature: 62-68ºF
With its high altitudes that give the wines great freshness and particular soils composed of red, iron-rich limestone soils, Gioia del Colle produces big wines that maintain outstanding balance, minerality, nuance, purity and complexity and is truly the source for the best Primitivos.
Bush-trained in the ancient, free-standing style known as alberello. As of 2009, all of the vineyards are certified organic.
Food Pairing Notes
Muro sant’Angelo finds his best match with cheeses, roasted meats and typical dishes of Mediterranean cusine.
Primitivo Muro sant’Angelo is made from certified organic grapes.