ATTANASIO, estate in the Puglia region of Italy producing red wines under the Primitivo di Manduria DOC. It used to sell its grapes to the local co-op.
OWNERS | Siblings Luca (vineyards and winery) and Alessandro (administration). Their father was Guiseppe.
VINEYARDS| 5ha of Primitivo. Some from 1920s vines.
WINERY | In the centre of the city of Manduria.
Primitivo di Manduria DOCG | 2011 16.5% alc. Dry.
Primitivo di Mandura DOCG, Dolce Naturale | 2011 ‘Harvested 20 days later than for the dry wines. 6% of potential alcohol as RS. Like amarone but with stronger notes of iodine’, says Filippo Bartolotta. | 2012 14.5% (20% potential alcohol)
Via per Oria n.13
I-74024 Manduria (TA = Taranto), Puglia, Italia
Tel+39 099 9737121
Filippo Bartolotta, ‘Southern promise,’ Decanter Italy supplement2016, p.79-82