- description: vino rosso
- alcohol by volume: 14%
- format: 750 ml
- vintage: 2015
- variety: Primitivo
- tasting notes: Intense ruby red color, on the nose it opens up to intense spicy and fruity tones. On the palate it is complex, with a good body and elegant.
- food pairings: roasted red meat and aged cheeses
- serving temperature: 16-18°
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This certified organic wine is a tribute to Boemondo d’Altavilla, son of Roberto il Guiscardo first duke of Puglia, with whom our Ruggero Guarini participated in the war of Palestine called the first crusade and entered Jerusalem in 1099, together to the army of Goffredo di Buglione.
This pure Primitivo is as powerful and rich in personality as Boemondo, the only Frankish knight who thrilled Anna, the daughter of Alexei I, emperor of Byzantium, who described it as follows:
“Now [Boemondo] was one, to put it briefly, whom he had never seen the same before in the land of the Romans, was he barbarian or Greek (because he, in the eyes of the beholder, was a marvel, and his reputation was terrifying ). He was so tall in stature that he was nearly a cubit taller than the tallest, slim in waist and hips, with broad shoulders, a powerful chest, and powerful arms. Overall, the physique was neither too thin nor too overweight, but perfectly proportioned and, one could say, built in accordance with the canons of Polykleitos … “