Tormaresca – Chardonnay Castel del Monte Pietrabianca 2019

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A blend of Chardonnay and Fiano, this wine is fresh and delicate.

Country of Origin: Italy
Growing Region: Puglia
Producer: Tormaresca
Grape Varietal: Chardonnay, Fiano
Vintage: 2019

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Tormaresca Pietrabianca is light yellow with greenish hues. Floral notes with traces of rose and magnolia that evolves in an intense scent of pear, green melon accompanied by delicate mineral notes. Crisp and salty with mineral notes supported by a good structure and persistence in the nose and mouth.

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.

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