Tormaresca Chardonnay 2010

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Tormaresca Chardonnay Light yellow with greenish reflections. Persistent, fresh, flavorful.

Region: Italy » Puglia

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Winery: Tormaresca
Color: White
Varietal: Chardonnay
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Tormaresca:
Viticulture in Puglia is history and at the same time innovation. Cultivation of wines started thousands of years ago, at the time of "Magna Grecia", to which the Greek origins of many names of Apulian grape varieties attests. Tradition continues through the presence of native varieties such as Negroamaro, Aglianico and Primitivo, both true expressions of a strong and extra-ordinar... Read more
Viticulture in Puglia is history and at the same time innovation. Cultivation of wines started thousands of years ago, at the time of "Magna Grecia", to which the Greek origins of many names of Apulian grape varieties attests. Tradition continues through the presence of native varieties such as Negroamaro, Aglianico and Primitivo, both true expressions of a strong and extra-ordinary vital territory. The production of high quality wines is related to recent steps towards innovation and creativity: substantial changes have been obtained through the use of modern viticulture techniques and the introduction of non native grape varieties (i.e. Chardonnay and Cabernet) that express themselves in this "terroir" in a completely unique way. Tormaresca is the expression of the above two souls. Character, personality and top quality are the characteristics that Puglia transmits to the native grape varieties. For this reason the Antinori family gave birth to Tormaresca in 1998 when they started investing in Puglia, considering it one of the most promising regions in Italy for the production of high quality wines with a strong territorial identity. Read less
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RiceSelect's creamy Arborio gets blended with sweet potato, coconut milk and vanilla to create this decadent cheesecake. Pairs well with Saunternes; a white dessert wine that has hints of coconut from aging in oak barrels.

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External Reviews for Tormaresca Chardonnay

External Review
Source: Premium Wine & Spirits
04/18/2013

Offers solid varietal character, with ripe apple, lemon curd and spice notes framed by a kiss of oak. Drink now.


External Review
Source: Premium Wine & Spirits
04/18/2013

Tormaresca is a leader in winemaking innovation and research in Puglia and this well-priced Chardonnay does a great job of portraying both the characteristics of the grape and this sunny, southern Italian territory. Stone fruit, vanilla cream and pineapple appear on the bouquet.



Tormaresca Chardonnay Light yellow with greenish reflections. Persistent, fresh, flavorful.

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