The Primo Estate 2012 Zamberlan (Cabernet Sangiovese) is made using the Italian ripasso technique. Newly fermented young Sangiovese and Cabernet Sauvignon is pumped over the dried grape skins from the JOSEPH Moda for additional fermentation. The wine is then pressed and barrel aged.
Lusciously herbaceous Cabernet aromas lead out from the front, hints of dark chocolate adding to the intensity. On the palate the herbaceousness continues, along with the chocolate. Ripe dark fruit, some dried fig and a savoury edge, add to the complexity. Grippy drying tannins call out for food to provide a counterpoint. Oak is noticeable at the end, but time will integrate things more.
Region: McLaren Vale
Source : Sample