Toggle Navigation Kermit Lynch Wine Merchant Your Cart
Close
Ground Shipping Included on all orders $400+ ⇒
Home Shop All Wines


Main Menu
Shop All Wines

Producers

Producers

Producers

Shop All Wines
Shop All Wines
Shop All Wines
Shop All Wines
Shop All Wines
Shop All Wines
Close

Notify me

Fill out your info and we will notify you when the 2015 Primofiore Giuseppe Quintarelli is back in stock or when a new vintage becomes available.


2015 Primofiore

Giuseppe Quintarelli

A gentle explosion of fresh fruit, flowers, and spice, Primofiore is the first Quintarelli red to be released—no less than four years after the vintage. Its youthful charm and classiness throughout make it a Veneto staple.

Anthony Lynch

Wine Type: red
Vintage: 2015
Bottle Size: 750mL
Blend: 50% Corvina and Corvinone, 50% Cabernet Sauvignon and Cabernet Franc
Appellation: Veneto IGT
Country: Italy
Region: Veneto
Producer: Giuseppe Quintarelli
Winemaker: Quintarelli Family
Vineyard: 30 years average
Soil: Limestone and Basalt
Aging: After pressing and fermentation, wine is aged for several years in Slavonian oak barrels
Farming: Traditional
Alcohol: 14%

More from this Producer or Region

About Veneto

map of Veneto

Italy’s most prolific wine region by volume, the Veneto is the source of some of the country’s most notorious plonk: you’ll find oceans of insipid Pinot Grigo, thin Bardolino, and, of course, the ubiquitous Prosecco. And yet, the Veneto produces the highest proportion of DOC wine of any Italian region: home to prestigious appellations like Valpolicella, Amarone, and Soave, it is capable of excelling in all three colors, with equally great potential in the bubbly and dessert departments.

With almost 200,000 acres planted, the Veneto has a wealth of terroirs split between the Po Valley and the foothills of the Alps. While the rich soils of the flatlands are conducive to mechanization, high yields, and mass production of bulk wine, the areas to the north offer a fresher climate and a diversity of poor soil types, ideal for food-friendly wines that show a sense of place. Whether it’s a charming Prosecco Superiore from the Glera grape, a stony Soave or Gambellara from Garganega, or a Corvina-based red in any style, the Veneto’s indigenous grape varieties show real character when worked via traditional production methods.

Since his first visit in 1979, Kermit has regularly returned to the Veneto to enjoy its richness of fine wines and local cuisine. Our collaboration with Corte Gardoni, our longest-running Italian import, is a testament to this. The proximity of beautiful cities like Verona and Venice, with their deep culinary heritage, certainly doesn’t hurt, either.

More from Veneto or Italy

Prosecco Superiore Brut Magnum

Sommariva  Italy  |  Veneto  |  Prosecco di Conegliano-Valdobbiadene Superiore

$32.00
$65.00

2007 Alzero Cabernet

Giuseppe Quintarelli  Italy  |  Veneto  |  Veneto IGT

$400.00

2009 Alzero Cabernet

Giuseppe Quintarelli  Italy  |  Veneto  |  Veneto IGT

$400.00

2018 Bianco Secco Cà del Merlo

Giuseppe Quintarelli  Italy  |  Veneto  |  Veneto IGT

$45.00

2010 Rosso del Bepi

Giuseppe Quintarelli  Italy  |  Veneto  |  Veneto IGT

$175.00

2018 Bardolino “Le Fontane”

Corte Gardoni  Italy  |  Veneto  |  Bardolino

$14.00

2018 Bardolino Chiaretto Rosé

Corte Gardoni  Italy  |  Veneto  |  Bardolino Chiaretto

$14.00
$265.00
$14.95

Vino Spumante “Cuvée dei Vignato”

Davide Vignato  Italy  |  Veneto  |  Gambellara, Veneto Bianco

$32.00

2017 Corvina Veronese “Becco Rosso”

Corte Gardoni  Italy  |  Veneto  |  Corvina Veronese IGT

$18.00

Living wines have ups and downs just as people do, periods of glory and dog days, too. If wine did not remind me of real life, I would not care about it so much.

Kermit once said...
Close
Close

Add a new credit card

Please complete the form below.

Cancel
Close

Add a new shipping address

Please complete your shipping address below.
Cancel
Close
Close

Warnings


Drinking distilled spirits, beer, coolers, wine and other alcoholic beverages may increase cancer risk, and, during pregnancy, can cause birth defects. For more information go to www.P65Warnings.ca.gov/alcohol


Many food and beverage cans have linings containing bisphenol A (BPA), a chemical known to cause harm to the female reproductive system. Jar lids and bottle caps may also contain BPA. You can be exposed to BPA when you consume foods or beverages packaged in these containers. For more information, go to www.P65Warnings.ca.gov/bpa