San Marzano, based in Puglia
Established in 1962 by 19 local winemakers, Cantine San Marzano is now a co-operative of over 1000 small growers specialising in the local Primitivo grape, but also producing whites.
Big, bold and expressive yet well-made and classy, these are easy-to-enjoy wines with a southern warmth.
Verdeca 2016 (100% Verdeca) tropical citrus and kiwi with sweet spices. Ripe and pleasing with a fresh salinity.
Salento Bianco Edda 2015 (80% Chardonnay, 15% Moscatello Selvatico, 5% Fiano) ripe yellow stone fruit and melon with aromatic beeswax, heady
honeysuckle blossom and white pepper spice; full, waxy and substantial.
Primitivo Rosé Salento 2015 - Tramari ripe, soft red-berry fruit, creaminess and spices.
Very-enjoyable food rosé.
Primitivo di Manduria Riserva 2013 Anniversario 62 Sun-baked, spicy southern Italian red with sweet, ripe stewed prune and juicy black cherry fruit with tobacco leaf, spice and fresh, mineral backbone. Supple and substantial yet elegant.