VineCo Passport Series

Primitivo. 
Puglia, Italy

As one of the first varietals to be harvested in Itely, Primitivo loosely translates to ‘early ripening’. It was given this name because every growth stage for the Primitivo grape happens early, starting from flowering through to colour change.  This full-bodied wine brings aromas of dark raspberry, black currant, and preserved cherry with hints of coffee and baking spice. It’s earthy, bold, and lucious character are complimented by round tannins and a smooth finish.

Grillo Pinot Grigio
Sicily, Italy

A unique blend of Grillo and Pinot Grigio, this fruit driven wine is a playful balance between freshness and body. Grillo pronounced GREE-lo originated in Sicily and is a more robust alternative to Pinot Grigio.  It beings more body to this blend along with floral notes and hints of grapefruit. The Pinot Grigio keeps this wind crisp, offering rbright acidity along with notes of cantaloupe and sweet pear on the palate.

Tempranillo Bobal
Manchuela, Spain

Experience Spain with this juicy blend of Tempranillo and Bobal, two of the most widely planted varieties in Spain, Ripe fruits of dark cherry, strawberry and blackberry are complimented by notes of plum and fig preserve. Toasted oak brings hints of vanilla bean and baking spice.  This medium bodied wine delivers freshness and balance with well-structured tannins and a long lingering finish.

Cabernet Shiraz Montepulciano
Murray Darling, Australia

A classic Australian blend with a twist.  Cabernet Sauvignon and Shiraz are married with Montepulciano to create a complex and full-bodied wine.  Dark fruits of blackberry and currant follow with notes of plum and preserved cherry.  Firm but velvety tannins are met with a rich mouthfeel, with hints of black pepper, sweet red fruits, and baking spice. A playful blend bringing three classic varietals together, creating a wine with alluring texture and bold style.

 

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