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Tormaresca Castel del Monte Aglianico Bocca di Lupo 750ml 2006
Sku: 1662933
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Country: Italy
Region: Apulia
Sub-Region: Castel del Monte
Grape Varietal: Aglianico
Type: Still wine
Reg. $43.49
On Sale $38.69
Buy Tormaresca Castel del Monte Aglianico Bocca di Lupo
Wine Advocate 89 points - The 2006 Bocca di Lupo (Aglianico) is powerful and intense in its dark red fruit, smoke, toasted oak, flowers and minerals. The wine possesses notable persistence, even if it doesnt have quite enough depth in the fruit to balance its structural components. Anticipated maturity: 2009-2014.”,,, (Apr 2009)

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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.


 
 

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