Tormaresca Red Blend Puglia IGT Neprica 2009

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Sehr dunkle Farbe. In der Nase reich an Duftnoten von roten und schwarzen Beeren, etwas Unterholzaromen, im Gaumen satt, anfänglich rund, dann kernige Tannine, mit einem mittleren Abgang.

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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

Member Reviews for Tormaresca Red Blend Puglia IGT Neprica

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Snooth User: tabednar
949302,449
3.00 5
03/03/2012

Simple but a great weekday night dinner wine for the price. Not any where close to the complexity of Italy's greats from Piedmont or Tuscany but still give you a taste of the Italian terrior. More fruit forward than one would expect with a somewhat flat finish. Hints of red berry and strawberry.


Snooth User: judgelog
34584867
3.50 5
11/29/2011

Rustic and earthy, with chocolate and coffee flavors. We really like this wine a great deal, and it would pair well with red pasta dishes and grilled steak. Great value at around $10.


Snooth User: judgelog
34584867
4.00 5
12/07/2011

Rustic and leathery, with ripe fruit and fine tannins. The core is negroamaro earthiness but the cabernet adds some nice balance and complexity. This is a really fine value at around $10.


Snooth User: CJLew
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3.50 5
04/07/2012

Nice wine, and pretty good for the price. Kind of low key and smooth, but with little floral spice-notes that dance around over top of the smoothness. This wine seemed a little delicate considering it has Primitivo and Cabernet Sauvignon in the blend, but then again, I tried it after having a Primitivo. Overall a pretty good find.


Snooth User: knightly16
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4.00 5
12/14/2011

Very good value ... Easy drinking.


Snooth User: Amaro72
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5.00 5
07/11/2011

Five glasses


External Reviews for Tormaresca Red Blend Puglia IGT Neprica

External Review
Source: Prestige Wine & Spirits
09/27/2011

A clean, simple red with cherry cola flavors, this is built for burgers.A fresh Mediterranean red, this blends negroamaro with primitivo and cabernet sauvignon to build its warm, lasting flavors. The spicy, dark fruit sweetness balances savory, gentle tannins, finishing clean and bright. Ready for the beach or a sausage pizza.(Best Buy) Year's Best Southern Italian Reds.


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Source: Prestige Wine & Spirits
04/03/2012

Spicy black cherry and blackberry notes are fresh and lively, as hints of underbrush and tarry mineral frame the finish. Negroamaro, Primitivo and Cabernet Sauvignon. Drink now.


External Review
09/23/2011

"Antinori Tormaresca Neprica 2008 is intense Ruby Red with violet hues. Its aroma is of red fruits


External Review
12/19/2011

You cannot get better value than this. Ripe berry notes, cassis, molasses and cola serve as a preface for the thick texture and smooth density that this wine delivers to the palate. The wine is thick and succulent with smooth tannins and great length:


External Review
Source: Prestige Wine & Spirits
07/11/2011

Aromas of black forest fruit, iris and a hint of fresh licorice. Medium-bodied, with good concentration and a lightly firm, medium finish. Clean, tight and fruity. Negroamaro, Primitivo and Cabernet Sauvignon. Drink now.


External Review
Source: Prestige Wine & Spirits
04/03/2012

Neprica is an awesome blend of Negroamaro, Primitivo and Cabernet Sauvignon from southern Italy that offers an unbeatable price versus quality ratio. This rising star of Puglia would pair with meats, pasta or aged cheese and offers clean aromas of ripe fruit, spice and leather.


External Review
Source: Prestige Wine & Spirits
07/11/2011

You cannot get better value than this. Ripe berry notes, cassis, molasses and cola serve as a preface for the thick texture and smooth density that this wine delivers to the palate. The wine is thick and succulent with smooth tannins and great length: excellent quality for this very low price.


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Sehr dunkle Farbe. In der Nase reich an Duftnoten von roten und schwarzen Beeren, etwas Unterholzaromen, im Gaumen satt, anfänglich rund, dann kernige Tannine, mit einem mittleren Abgang.

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