When tasting this wine, you immediately notice its deep, ruby red colour with purple tones at the edges. The wine has an intense nose of ripe plums, blackcurrants, blackberries, cherries and a hint of vanilla.
On the palate, the Primitivo is full and juicy, with a velvety texture and firm tannins. The fruity character of the nose continues on the tongue, with flavours of plums, cherries, blackberries and black pepper. The woody vanilla adds nice complexity to the wine in the process.
The finish of the Cignomoro Pepenero Primitivo is long and pleasant, with a subtle hint of sweet spices. This is a wine that goes well with hearty dishes such as grilled meat, game or spicy cheeses.
All in all, the Cignomoro Pepenero Primotivo is a delicious wine with an excellent balance between fruit, tannins and wood.
Highly recommended for lovers of full-bodied, complex red wines from southern Italy.
Made with respect for and preservation of nature. A small family business with a lot of potential, the big brother Primitivo di Manduria VV 80 has been elected best of Italy for 4 years in a row!
This CignoMoro PepeNero Primitivo has a stewed fragrance, sun-roasted fruit, light currants, sultry start, spicy development, something tobacco, ends pleasantly dry by the wood.
The winery CignoMoro is located within the borders of Primitivo di Manduria DOC, in the heart of the Salento peninsula.
The area where flavours and characteristics of the region are enhanced by the maritime climate and the high intensity of sunlight, which is very important for the development of the grapes.
The wines are produced with the utmost care and with great respect for nature. The use of pesticides is minimal or non-existent.
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