The Old Fire Station, Old Market, Nailsworth, Gloucestershire

Critera Primitivo, Schola Sarmenti

After 3 years of painstaking restoration work, Schola Sarmenti eventually opened the doors to its mid-1800s wine building, which had been abandoned for over 50 years. Not only an old symbol of the Salento oenology, but also an important architectural building has been brought back to its original beauty by the Marras and Calabreses. Inspired by these settings the company, produces a range of outstanding wines which draw on both the terroir and the wine maker’s skills.

The Criteria is a fleshy taste of great typicality, with a strong reference to ripe pulp, bewitched by a pleasant freshness, it releases lively tannins wrapped in a sweet softness in a long intoxicating finish.

This Critera Primitivo from Schola Sarmenti is a heady wine with rich and complex aromas. On the palate this wine is deep and warm, with hints of chocolate over damson and fig fruit. Pleasantly fresh with silky tannins with a long, heady finish.

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