Neprica 2020 Igt Primitivo - Tormaresca Antinori

Tormaresca Antinori

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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.

Your name Tormaresca Neprica Primitivo 2020
Type Still red
IGT Puglia
Year 2020
Format 0,75 l Standard
Region Apulia
Vines 100% Primitive
Story In Puglia, viticulture is history and innovation at the same time. Tormaresca is the expression of these two souls. Character, personality and qualitative potential are the characteristics that the Apulian territory transmits to the indigenous and non-indigenous varieties that are cultivated there. This is why the Antinori family's investments in Puglia began in 1998, which considered this region among the most promising in Italy for the production of quality wines, with a strong territorial identity. Tormaresca owns two estates located in the areas most suited to the production of quality wines: Tenuta Bocca di Lupo, in the heart of the Castel del Monte DOC and Masseria Maime, in one of the most beautiful areas of the upper Salento.
Location Minervino (LE)
winemaking The grapes were harvested and vinified in temperature-controlled stainless steel tanks. There maceration, carried out at temperatures not exceeding 26 ° C, lasted for 8-10 days. There malolactic fermentation it ended by the beginning of winter.
Refinement About 8 months in steel and then in the bottle for another 4 months.
Grado alcohol 14,50% by volume
Production vintage 800.000 bottles
Other The long-awaited «introduction» to Primitivo di Tormaresca, perfect thanks to its pleasantness and character.

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