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Tormaresca Primitivo Torcicoda 750ML 2013
Sku: 07186
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Country: Italy
Region: Apulia
Sub-Region: Salento
Grape Varietal: Primitivo
Type: Still wine
Classification: IGT
Reg. $23.49
Web Only Sale $17.39
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Wine Spectator 89 points - A hint of violet gives this a floral overtone, with finely meshed flavors of ripe black cherry, minerally earth, star anise and fragrant grilled herb somewhat subdued by the taut frame. Needs some air or short-term cellaring to shine. Best from 2016 through 2020. 4,000 cases imported. -AN  (Sep 30 2015)

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Viticulture in Puglia is history and at the same time innovation. Cultivation of wines started thousands of years ago, at the time of ”Magna Grecia”, to which the Greek origins of many names of Apulian grape varieties attests. Tradition continues through the presence of native varieties such as Negroamaro, Aglianico and Primitivo, both true expressions of a strong and extra-ordinary vital territory. The production of high quality wines is related to recent steps towards innovation and creativity: substantial changes have been obtained through the use of modern viticulture techniques and the introduction of non native grape varieties (i.e. Chardonnay and Cabernet) that express themselves in this ”terroir” in a completely unique way. Tormaresca is the expression of the above two souls. Character, personality and top quality are the characteristics that Puglia transmits to the native grape varieties. For this reason the Antinori family gave birth to Tormaresca in 1998 when they started investing in Puglia, considering it one of the most promising regions in Italy for the production of high quality wines with a strong territorial identity.

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