Castello Monaci Artas Primitivo Salento 2016 750ml
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Castello Monaci Artas Primitivo Salento 2016

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750ml
$39.99

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Category Red Wine
Varietal
Region Italy, Puglia, Primitivo del Salento
Brand Castello Monaci
Alcohol/vol 16.5%
The 2016 Castello Monaci Artas is explosively rich and layered with ripe, sun-drenched berry fruit, black pepper spice and smoky oak.
Wine Advocate
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Here's a contemporary and stylized wine to pair with a thick lamb or goat stew. The hearty Castello Monaci 2016 Primitivo Artas is bold and beautiful, with dense tones of blackberry, spice, smoke and sweet chewing tobacco, stuffed tightly into a full-bodied frame. The alcohol is measured at a robust 16.5%, and the wine is as thickly layered as it needs to be. Still, you'll want to serve this mighty red with a hearty winter dish, otherwise you risk masking any nuanced food flavors with the formidable power packed into this bottle.

March 5, 2020
Wine Enthusiast
  • we86

Brandied cherries and blackberries are at the fore of this wine, with plenty of peppery spice chiming in. This is full in feel, with firm tannins and a hot finish.

November 1, 2020

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