Tormaresca – Aglianico Castel del Monte Bocca di Lupo 2019


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A unique red wine made from the age worthy Aglianico grape variety, grown on Puglian terroir.

Country of Origin: Italy
Growing Region: Puglia
Producer: Tormaresca
Grape Varietal: Aglianico
Vintage: 2019

Categories: , SKU: hub-10311922-1-IB-STOCK-N


The Bocca di Lupo 2019 is bright and intense in the glass, with aromas of cherry, currants and ripe pomegranate on the nose. White pepper, liquorice, balsamic and thyme complete the complex bouquet. The palate is elegant with silky tannins, and a long, persistent finish. This wine will age beautifully.

Tormaresca is made up of two estates in different areas of Puglia: in the central, inland region of Castel del Monte they have Aglianico, and in the Salento peninsula of the extreme south-east, Primitivo and Negroamaro. Cabernet and Chardonnay are grown in both zones, giving the winemaker a broad palette from which to blend the very consistent entry-level wines. Antinori only invested here in 1998, yet in that time Tormaresca has become a flagship of Puglian production: Torcicoda combines the soft fruit of Primitivo (aka Zinfandel) with a definite Italian edge; Bocca di Lupo borrows the Aglianico variety from further west to thrilling, blackberryish effect; Masseria Maìme is regularly one of Puglia’s best, made from its greatest local grape, Negroamaro. Pietrabianca is the Cervaro of the south, its freshness and elegance belying its hot-climate origins. All the vineyards are planted unusually densely, giving extra depth to the wines.

Food matches: Wonderful with red meat, game, lamb and aged cheeses.

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