Dark and rich Primitivo wines are the signature reds of Puglia, in the very south of Italy. Originally from Croatia, where it’s known as Crljenak Kaštelanski or Tribidrag, this grape also became popular in the New World under its American name Zinfandel.
Read our in-depth Guide on Primitivo wine to learn more about this wonderful Italian red.
What does Primitivo wine taste like?
These inky wines have a rich and ripe taste, packed with tannins and alcohol for a really powerful punch. Expect flavours of black fruit compote and aromas of leather, blueberries and fig.