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The soft, clayey soils of San Marzano, Puglia, give the autochthonous variety Primitivo the perfect conditions for ripening. The good humidity of the clay soil, combined with the natural aeration of the roots through the pebbles and rocks, organically regulate the water balance. This is the secret to making an exceptional wine, just like Il Pumo Primitivo 2018 from Cantine San Marzano.
Pumo Primitivo offers a complex bouquet on the nose, with notes of plum, cherry, spices, rosemary and vanilla. It is a wine endowed with body, softness and harmony, capable of giving a little of the warmth of its land!
A small curiosity: Il Pumo pays homage to a traditional Apulian decoration, shaped like a pine cone, that decorates the terraces and balconies of Salento and wishes good luck to passers-by. This object is made of the same clay that nourishes the vines.
Description of San Marzano Il Pumo Primitivo 2018
San Marzano Il Pumo Primitivo 2018 (Primitivo)
- View: Intense ruby red; violet reflections.
- Nose: Rather complex bouquet, with notes of plum, cherry and spices; reminiscent of rosemary and vanilla.
- Mouth: Full-bodied, soft and balanced; easy to drink.
DENOMINATION OF ORIGIN: Puglia IGP
WINERY: Cantine San Marzano
AGEING: In stainless steel tanks.
PREPARATION: Thermo-controlled maceration for about 10 days; alcoholic fermentation with selected yeasts.
PAIRING: Cold cuts, aged cheeses, red meat, game, duck, spicy dishes.
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On an Italian strip of land between the Ioinc and the Adriatic Sea mellow vineyards arise aside romantic olive groves in the appellation, "Primitivo di Maduria". There, highly experienced Apulian vintners create elegant and full-bodied wines with good ageing potential.More about the Winery