Néprica, 100% Primitivo – Tormaresca (75cl) IGT Puglia
Appellation: Puglia IGT
Grape: 100% Primitivo
Producer: Tormaresca is made up of two estates in different areas of Puglia: in
the central, inland region of Castel del Monte they have Aglianico,
and in the Salento peninsula of the extreme south-east, Primitivo and
Negroamaro. Cabernet and Chardonnay are grown in both zones, giving
the winemaker a broad palette from which to blend the very consistent
entry-level wines. Antinori only invested here in 1998, yet in that time
Tormaresca has become a flagship of Puglian production.
Vineyard: The grapes come from the Masseria Maìme estate in Salento, which
runs along the coast and features a mixture of bush vines and newer
Winery: The grapes were vinified in temperature-controlled stainless steel tanks,
at a maximum of 26ºC. There was an eight to ten day maceration,
followed by the malolactic fermentation. The wine was then aged in tank
for eight months before bottling.
Taste: Red fruits, black cherry and notes of liquorice. The palate is well-rounded,
with soft, supple tannins and a pleasingly fresh finish.
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