Felline Zinfandel Sinfarosa Primitivo di Manduria PDO 2018

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Primitivo (Zinfandel, Crljenak Kastelanski)
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Notes: Cherry Rhubarb Menthol, Balsamic Pepper, Liquorice Chocolate

Body: Medium +

Dryness: Neutral

Acidity: Medium -

Tannin: Medium

Alcohol (%): 15

Origin: Puglia, Italy

Maker: Felline


  • Primitivo (Zinfandel, Crljenak Kastelanski)

Fermentation: Slight Wood


Decanting: 30 minutes

Asian Food Pairing: Grilled wagyu steak, Chinese braised pork belly, roast duck noodles

Western Food Pairing: Florentine steak, Sunday roast, strong and mature cheeses


Felline Zinfandel Sinfarosa Primitivo di Manduria PDO 2018

Felline Zinfandel Sinfarosa is a powerful, decisive and very spicy Primitivo. Dense and deep ruby red colour. Rich nose of black pepper, rhubarb, liquorice and black cherry. Round and full mouthfeel with firm tannins, incredible persistence, and warm flavours revealing menthol and balsamic notes well into the finish.


Fun Fact: "Sinfarosa" is a homage to the famous grape variety relative, Californian Zinfandel, that emigrated to the other side of the ocean.

Ageing potential: 10–15 years.

100% Primitivo. The fruit comes from selected bunches of the variety in Manduria, over grafted Californian Zinfandel scions coming from one of the most important vineyards in America: the famous Ridge Geyserville. The vines grow at 70–90 metres above sea level, in black soils of alluvial origin, deposits originating from the decomposition of organic material (ancient forests) and rock erosion. 

Harvesting the fruit in mid-late September, processed just like an American Zinfandel. 6 months maturation in French and American oak barrels.