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Conte Di Campiano Primitivo di Manduria 2017

$59.00
Matt stumbled across Conte di Campiano during his visit to Prowein a few years ago and found the wonderfully complex and full-bodied wines. This Primitivo is a well-structured wine, deserving of a solid protein match. As a variety it is genetically similar to zinfandel, and is beautifully structured, with blue fruits, plums, oregano, liquorice, cherries and spice. The length is excellent and it opens up over 5-6 hours, so consider decanting or taking your time with it.
Conte Di Campiano Primitivo di Manduria
Wine Specs
Region
Apulia, Italy
Vintage
2017
Winery
Conte Di Campiano
Winemaker
Conte Di Compiano
Bling
95pts Sam Kim (Wine Orbit), 94pts Kim Brebach
Alcohol %
14.5
Size
750 mL
Conte is located in a small town on a hilltop in the north – east of Verona with origins in late 1950’s. The winery sources fruit from a large number of different regions and produces a stack of different wines, too many to mention here. We decided to start by importing just one, from one of the rarest varieties – Susumaniello. We’ve now added a Primitivo di Manduria and a Squinzano Riserva (100% Negroamaro). Both are excellent, age-worthy wines.
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