Il Thirty Angels is produced by Tormaresca, the company that bears the name and represents Antinori In southern Italy. Founded in 1998 it's composed by 2 estates: Bocca di Wolf, located in the Murgia of Bari e Masseria Maime, located in the beating heart of Puglia, the Salento. Antinori's goal is precisely to enhance the terroir Apulian, which despite having been for a long time among the main producers of wine grapes of the peninsula, has never been able to express its identity. Cultivating alone vines autochthonous in harmony and cohesion with the territory, in recent years the company has been contributing to the wine renaissance of the region.
Produced on the estate Good luck, Tormaresca Thirty Angels is the result of the attention to detail, the enthusiasm and passion of the company. This wine is produced at 70% of Aglianico, 20% of Cabernet Sauvignon the remaining part Syrah. The best grapes are selected and harvested by hand between end of August and the first weeks of October slightly overripe. After pressing the must is transferred to conical stainless steel tanks where the alcoholic fermentation, which is followed by 15 days of maceration, which is managed with fulling and delèstage. The wine is racked into French and Hungarian oak barriques for fermentation malolactic Assessment and a period of aging, all for 10 months and followed by another 9 months in the bottle. The Tormaresca Thirty Angels owes its name to the Apulian rural tradition, the homonymous area of the estate was once a refreshment stop for transhumance trips and the path of the pastures is said to be protected by 30 angels. Today the area of Trentangeli is a railway passage but its ancient magnificence can still be seen on the label. Intense ruby red. Marasca cherry, raspberry, red fruit in alcohol, with light spicy and licorice notes. Wine with good structure and persistence, with a soft and ample entry, accompanied by good acidity and a pleasant and velvety tannin.