Puglia - Manduria

Puglia - Manduria brands

Italy

Primitivo di Manduria, located in the Southern region of Puglia, is one of Italy’s most iconic regions. This remarkable area is commonly known for its ancient stone huts, charming country-side and distinctive red wines.

Primitivo, the dominant grape variety. This variety produces dark-red wines with succulent fruit flavors and grippy tannins.

These high tannins that are a defining trait of Primitivo often enforce the need for the wine to be matured in oak barrels and bottles before being released.

Most producers aim to age their wines for 4 to 5 years before release and encourage further ageing for up to fifteen years to truly receive this varieties best traits.