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FUSO Calx Primitivo Puglia

$23.00

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Vintage: 2021
Region: Puglia, Italy
Viticulture: Organic
Grape varieties: 100% VPrimitivo

FUSO Calx Primitivo Puglia is a fresh and vibrant take on Primitivo, which is usually offered as a dark, brooding wine. This is juicy, glou glou stuff, all snappy red fruit and orange zest, ripping acidity, and a wonderfully light body. Perfect for a quick chill in the fridge. Hand-harvest organic grapes from 30-year-old vines are naturally fermented from a pied de cuve. ².Fermented and aged in stainless steel tanks before bottling unfined, unfiltered, and with a low dose of SO².

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NATTINESS

Natty

FRUIT

Red Berries, Red Cherry, Red Currant

BODY

Medium-bodied

ACIDITY

Bright (Medium-High)

ALCOHOL

12-13%

OAK

No Oak

TANNIN

Light

SWEETNESS

Dry

SERVING TEMP

Cool Red and Orange (58°–62°)

SULFUR

Low Sulfur (less than 50mg/L)

VEGAN

Vegan

IMPORTER

PortoVino

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ABOUT THE PRODUCER

About FUSO Calx Primitivo Puglia

FUSO Calx Primitivo Puglia is a fresh and vibrant take on Primitivo, which is usually offered as a dark, brooding wine. This is juicy, glou glou stuff, all snappy red fruit and orange zest, ripping acidity, and a wonderfully light body. Perfect for a quick chill in the fridge. Hand-harvest organic grapes from 30-year-old vines are naturally fermented from a pied de cuve. ².Fermented and aged in stainless steel tanks before bottling unfined, unfiltered, and with a low dose of SO².

About the FUSO Project

If any country can teach us about life’s small pleasures – such as enjoying a delicious and characterful daily drinker – it’s Italy! FUSO is a project from Italian wine importer PortoVino to search for and bottle natural wines from farmers they know in Italy. PortoVino works with them to choose specific vineyards and is present for fermentation, élevage, sample tasting, and eventual bottling. A part of their team lives full-time in Italy, so they’re in a unique position to be close to the production side. These are great introductions to natural wines, and you’ll find them chilling in our fridges at home.

About Filipo Cassano

In 2002, the Polvanera winery was founded by owner and winemaker Filippo Cassano. Focusing exclusively on native Puglian grapes, the winery produces wines that showcase the classic flavors of the grapes and land. Vines are farmed organically, fermentations are carried out only in steel tanks, and barrels are never used. Using only steel and bottles for aging vessels allows the wines to retain the character of their terroir without the manipulation or oxidation that oak can impart. He’s worked with PortoVino to make the Calx bottling, which is the ancient Latin word for limestone, the unique soil found here. Limestone blocks are also the lego for the old traditional dwellings called trulli.

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