Paolo Leo Passo Del Cardinale Primitivo di Manduria DOC
A premium Primitivo red wine from the heart of this grape, Manduria, one of the most prized wine areas of Salento. It is a guarantee of excellent structure, body, and intense bouquet which is persistent in the mouth, recalling the fruit ripened under the intense sun of Salento.
Manually harvested with 3 months ageing in American oak barrels and 6 months in stainless steel tank. This wine is intense deep ruby red in colour with a pronounced of black berries, mainly cassis and blackcurrant, with notes of liqcorice and coconut; full-bodied and balanced, with velvety tannins and a perfect acidity; lingering finish of forest fruits and spiced jam.
FOOD PAIRING: well-seasoned main courses based on red sauces, meat and roasts;; aged cheeses with intense flavours, forest mushrooms and game.