Castel del Monte 2017 Doc Trentangeli bio - Tormaresca Antinori

Tormaresca Antinori

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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.

Your name Tormaresca Trentangeli 2017
Type Still organic red
DOC Castel del Monte Rosso
Year 2017
Group 0,75 l Standard
Region Apulia
Vines 70% Aglianico, 20% Cabernet Sauvignon, 10% Syrah
Location Bocca di Lupo estate in Minervino Murge (BT)
harvest The grapes were harvested slightly overripe, in order to enhance their phenolic potential.
winemaking After crushing, the fermentation took place in stainless steel tanks, at a temperature not top at 25-27 ° C. There maceration, managed with soft pumping over and delèstage end to carry out a gradual and balanced extraction, lasted for 15 days.
Refinement After racking, the wine passed directly into French and Hungarian oak barriques, where it was malolactic fermentation, remaining there 10 months before being bottled. An additional 9-month period followed aging bottled.
Grado alcohol 14,00% by volume
Other THEvintage 2009 in Minervino Murge was characterized by a seasonal trend marked by regularity and freshness until the beginning of summer. August and September were hot months.

This climatic course especially favored the late varieties such as Aglianico, which was able to reach a gradual and optimal ripening of the grapes, thus being able to express high-level wines, elegant and with aromatic fullness.

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