Primitivo Acanto Salento Puglia IGT 2022, Cantine Ionis

Full & Fruity

Primitivo - known as Zinfandel in the New World - is one of our absolute bestselling wines for good reason.

Deliciously rich and fruity red wine which is perfect with lamb, beef, cheese and roasted vegetables as well as pasta dishes with rich sauces.

Gold Medal Brussels Wine Awards

“This wine is a real crowd pleaser Full of body, but with a real smoothness to it We love it!”

“This wine is delicious!!! Full of rich fruit flavours. It is not only the best wine I have had this year at this price point but the best wine I have had this year.”

 “Everything you might want from a red wine and more, warmly rounded, full of character, fragrant and fruity. Every bottle feels like a celebration.”

This bestselling full and fruity red is made by the Palmisano family use the sapling and espalier system of cultivation on their 70-year-old vines which are cooled by the sea breezes of Salento. Traditional, ancestral farming methods, no chemicals are used in the production of this classic red. Grapes are hand-harvested and selected, destemmed, pressed and carried onto the tanks. Vinification with temperature control around 6-8 days after pumping. Malolactic fermentation, no oak and bottling after light filtration. Italian sunshine in a glass.

Ruby red with garnet glints. Plum, cherry, mineral nose with a fresh, mineral attack and well-balanced. Full body of wild berry plum and cherry palate infused with sweet spice. Soft tannins, round and elegant juicy finish.


About the vineyard

The Palmisano family farm their stunning hillside vineyards in Puglia with no chemicals and only natural yeasts. They really seem to have the magic touch and both their red Primitivo and White Gratia Plena are among our bestselling wines.