Wine Torrevento, "Vigna Pedale" Riserva, Castel del Monte DOC, 2014
Reviews of purchase Torrevento, "Vigna Pedale" Riserva, Castel del Monte DOC, 2014
The wine is ruby-red color with garnet reflections.
The taste of wine is strong, elegant, balanced, with hints of berries, nuances of fresh pepper and a bay leaf, a well-integrated tannins. The finish is very long, protracted.
The aroma of wine is bright, intense, spicy, with rich notes of red and black berries, nuances of violets, tar, wood, mushrooms and minerals.
The wine will be a classic combination with red meat, poultry (including birds such as pheasant), hot and cheese. Also, it can be submitted to the dishes with eastern (Arab) spices.
"Vigna Pedale" Riserva - an impressive spicy wine with a strong, fiery, focused and very elegant taste. The wine is made from the indigenous Apulian grape Nero di Troia, which is under the Apulian hot sun ripens very slowly, developing a sweet spicy aroma and elegant fresh taste. Puglia that Horace called "place of eternal spring", with its mild Mediterranean climate, hot and dry summers and very little rainfall is ideal for the cultivation of grapes. Sort Nero di Troia has Greek roots, he was brought to Italy by the Greeks more than 3,000 years.
To create wines "Vigna Pedale" Nero di Troia used from old vines aged at least 30 years, which are formed during the growth of a tree and give very low yields - not more than 5 grapes from the vine. After fermentation and prolonged maceration wine aged 8 months in steel tanks and 12 months in large oak barrels and then bottled. "Vigna Pedale" Riserva has good potential for long-term storage and will enjoy its exceptional quality is not less than 10-12 years.
The Company owns approximately 200 hectares of vineyards and as much again it Orenda from local farmers in the long term. A wide variety of soils and microclimates allow pick up for each grape variety most favorable areas. In all vineyards introduced strict sanitary control, which minimizes the use of various remedies vine. Thanks to the hard work done by carefully company was certified manufacturer of biological wines.
The main production company is located in an ancient monastery. Its old stone walls, reaching a thickness of 1.5 meters, remain stable indoor temperature and humidity. Abandoned building, whose construction dates back to the early 18th century, was bought together with the adjacent territory in 1948 by the brothers Domenico and Francesco Liantonio. After a long and serious restoration adapted for its winery. In the rock cellars specially cut down a depth of 8 meters, which are ideal for aging and storing wine.
The company's Torrevento wine truly terroir. With a perfectly balanced, generous taste and rich, fragrant aroma, they are not only a reflection of the land of Puglia, but also its rich ancient culture. Becoming popular for a long time in Italy, they are now found its fans in Australia, China, Japan, Canada, the US and many European countries.