Wine Tormaresca, "Bocca di Lupo", Castel del Monte DOC, 2015
Reviews of purchase Tormaresca, "Bocca di Lupo", Castel del Monte DOC, 2015
The color of wine - dark, ruby red.
Elegant fruity wine has excellent balance, flexibility, velvety tannins and a pleasant acidity.
Complex aroma of the wine gradually reveals notes of spices, mint, toasted oak, perfectly complemented by notes of red fruits, dried plums and cherries.
The wine goes well with red meat, poultry, veal, seasoned with cheese sauce.
"Bocca di Lupo" - dry red wine created from Aglianico grapes grown in the region of Castel del Monte (Apulia). Robert Parker has made wine "Bocca di Lupo" the five best wines of southern Italy, wine awarded high scores "5 bunches" of the Italian Sommelier Association.
2008 will be remembered winemakers typical winter with high rainfall and rather cool spring. The rains have created an adequate supply of groundwater for subsequent months. Budding and further development of the vines was a bit delayed, and flowering took place 12-15 days later than usual. But the warm summer temperatures to compensate for this delay, and the grapes reached full maturity, while maintaining a bright flavor and excellent freshness. Harvested at about the same period as in previous years, between 7-12 days of October. After pressing, the berries were fermented in stainless steel tanks at a temperature of 25-27 ° C. Maceration with pumping pumping and soft delestazhem for gradual and balanced production of all components was continued for 15-18 days. After that, the wine was placed in small French oak barrels, where it completed malolactic fermentation and kept for 15 months before bottling. This was followed by a further 24 months of aging in bottle.
Apulia is located in the south of Italy. To the east, it is bordered by the Adriatic Sea, the Gulf of Taranto in the south and the Ionian Sea, and from the west is protected by the Apennines. All this creates a unique but rather complex climate. The history of winemaking in Puglia dates back to the V century BC. It produces a huge amount of wine, and if this area was previously known lowly table wines, now undergoing a revolutionary upsurge of the Apulia wine.
The winery was established Tormaresca Antinori family in 1998 on the basis of two names: Minervino Murg, located near Bari and other estates near Brindisi. Tormaresca produces two white and two red wines that reflect the diverse nature of Puglia. The main red wines is the local variety Negramaro, with a rich aroma of black berries. Philosophy Tormaresca, due to which the winery in a short time managed to achieve success and to achieve universal acceptance, is the production of typical Apulian wines with a rich fruity bouquet.