Il Primitive Neprica 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, with an eye to the human factor and respect for tradition.
Il Tormaresca Neprica Primitivo, is the result of the attention to detail, the enthusiasm and passion of the company and produced with grapes Primitive. The best grapes, at the moment of maximum ripeness, are selected and harvested by hand and subsequently de-stemmed and softly pressed. The must it is then transferred to tanks of steel where does the fermentation alcoholic that lasts between 8 and 10 days at a controlled temperature not top at 26 ° C. Subsequently, again in stainless steel, the malolactic that is finished before the onset of winter. THEaging happens for 8 months in steel and subsequently in bottle For others 4 months. Purplish red in color, it has a pleasantly flavored hint and taste, mainly of red fruit and with a good structure. Intense ruby red. On the nose, pleasant notes of red fruits, such as black cherry, combine with slight sensations of candied fruit and licorice. On the palate the entrance is soft, characterized by a round, structured tannin and supported by a well-balanced freshness.