2021 Inkwell Infidels Primitivo

Full-flavoured Primitivo that represents one of McLaren Vale's most easy-to-like alternative reds.
4.7
Rated 4.7 out of 5 stars
3 Reviews

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Description

The Infidels is Primitivo sourced from the immaculate Inkwell vineyard in McLaren Vale.

Over the last few vintages it has gained a reputation for being one of the country's most drinkable/loveable alternate varieties, and is often the fastest-selling Inkwell wine - understandably so.

The oak is set firmly to the background of the mid-weight palate and the perky red fruits and spice of this variety on display for all to see. The fruit weight, tannin, and acidity playing perfectly with each other. Simply delightful drinking and on their best releases to date.

92 points
"It’s a wine of grain and groove and silk. It’s most enjoyable."
- Campbell Mattinson (The Wine Front)

92 Points - "The fruit is pure, the perfumes clear, the mouthfeel soft. There’s an integrity to this wine but, at heart, it’s a crowd-pleaser. It tastes of boysenberry and earth, sweet jubey berries in general and something woody, like sandalwood. It’s a wine of grain and groove and silk. It’s most enjoyable." - Campbell Mattinson (The Wine Front)

Customer Reviews

4.7
Rated 4.7 out of 5 stars
Based on 3 reviews
Total 5 star reviews: 2 Total 4 star reviews: 1 Total 3 star reviews: 0 Total 2 star reviews: 0 Total 1 star reviews: 0
3 reviews
  • JH
    Jen H.
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    8 months ago
    Wine Knowledge Level Beginner
    2020 Inkwell Infidels Primitivo
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    2020 Inkwell Infidels Primitivo
    Rated 5 out of 5 stars
    A great Primitivo / serious Zinfandel

    This Primitivo has a beautiful body with lovely complexities. Compare to the easy drinking, stereotypical Californian Zinfandel, this is the more serious cousin with many layers.

  • MC
    Michael C.
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    Wine Knowledge Level Enthusiast
    2 years ago
    Wine Knowledge Level Enthusiast
    2020 Inkwell Infidels Primitivo
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    2020 Inkwell Infidels Primitivo
    Rated 5 out of 5 stars
    Bold and juicy

    An easy win coming into winter. Nice depth of flavour and character. Will try more from this winery in the basis of this drop.

  • PT
    Patrick T.
    Verified Buyer
    Wine Knowledge Level Beginner
    2 years ago
    Wine Knowledge Level Beginner
    2020 Inkwell Infidels Primitivo
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    2020 Inkwell Infidels Primitivo
    Rated 4 out of 5 stars
    Excellent drop

    Recommended at Sean’s Panorama, Bondi Beach. A “big” red yet soft, round and mellow . Has more depth than its Puglia cousins and to my taste, a more satisfying drinking experience.

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