Primitivo


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Primitivo

(ˌprɪmɪˈtiːvəʊ)
n, pl -vos
1. (Plants) a black grape grown in the Puglia region of Italy, used for making wine
2. (Brewing) a strong red wine made from this grape
[C21: from Italian, literally: primitive, probably because the grape tends to ripen earlier than other grapes]
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TERRE DI FAIANO ORGANIC PRIMITIVO WAITROSE CELLAR, PS7.49 THIS creation is full-bodied, supple and smooth, with a long finish and complex aromas of cherries, raspberries and redcurrants, making it the ideal pairing with rich meat dishes.
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Witnesses said Dawani was with the group who burned down houses in the area and decapitated plantation workers Primitivo Falcasantos and Crisanto Suela.
Two survivors of the 2001 Golden Harvest plantation kidnapping in Lantawan, Basilan ndash Primitivo Falcasantos and Crisanto Suela ndash identified Dawani as among a group of men who kidnapped them and burned the plantation's chapel.
A Primitivo, the grape of Italy's "heel", is known for its boldness and thinks nothing of growing up to be a 14% wine.
The Barwick Suite is now part of Primitivo Bar & Eatery in a room which can be closed off for private events.
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13-30) el autor presenta su propuesta metodologica que parte de <<los rasgos del cristianismo primitivo que hicieron de el algo extrano, o cuanto menos llamativo, en el contexto de la Roma antigua>> y que <<se convirtieron despues en caracteristicas propias de todas las culturas en las que el cristianismo ejercio su influjo>> (p.
2016 Wine Atlas Negroamaro PS5.68 at Asda: Puglia (in the heel of Italy) is brilliant at great value red wines - especially versions from primitivo and, here, negroamaro grapes.
Primanero Organic Primitivo 2015 PS7.99, Aldi Selected grapes, grown and dried in Puglia, give this charming red its rich fruit flavour.