Sasseo (Sah-say-oh) is derived from the Italian word "sasso", meaning stone and refers to the abundance of limestone in the area. A full-bodied Primitivo with a rich nose of liquid dark plums, savoury spice and dark chocolate. Rich black fruit compote, meaty, earthy, sweet tobacco leaf and vanilla spice flavours on the palate with mouth-watering acidity. Tannins are grippy. Pair with a barbequed side of beef. Pair with bison burgers. Primitivo food pairings: spaghetti and meatballs, vegetarian lasagna, chicken stew and dumplings.