Rocca, Torri d'Oro Negroamaro Salento, IGT, 2018, Apulien
|Article:||2018 Torri d'Oro Negroamaro IGT Salento Rocca & Figli|
|Growing area:||Salento, Puglia, southern Italy|
|Category:||Red wine, dry|
|Producer:||Rocca & Figli|
|Description:||Intensive, deep cherry-red. In the nose opulent flavours of dark fruits (black currants, cherries, plums) as well as soft earthy and tasty impressions. At the palate the flavours of the nose are mirrored artfully accentuated by unobtrusive oak notes. The wine is velvetily, with moderate acid and the typical, easy and nice bitter note in the fine aftertaste.|
|Residual sugar:||8.0 g/l|
|Drinking temperature:||18 °C|
|Drink recommendation:||To opulent starters/antipasti, grilled meats and numerous cheese type.|
|Awards:||Gold medal at the Berlin WineTrophy 2016 (Vintage 2015).|
This 100% Negroamaro is produced traditionally from the Salento in Apulia. The fruit juice then remains on the marc. A temperature controlled fermentation follows into steel tanks by using selected yeasts. The wine attains its fine finish by an additional maturity period in big oak barrels.
The wine-growing estate:
The wine empire Angelo Rocca & Figli became founded in 1880 by Francesco Rocca and is managed by the grandson Ernesto and his sons today. A real family wine-growing estate with 80 hectares of vineyards in the municipality of Leverano in the heart of Salento. Not only the wines from Apulia are bottled in the winery there, but also select wines from the most respected regions of Italy. The portfolio of the enormously experienced wine doers reaches from uncomplicated, unbelievably good entry wines up to the profound top-quality wine.
|Country of origin:||Italy|
|Company:||Angelo Rocca & Figli snc|
|Address:||Via Matteotti, 143/145, 20864 Agrate Brianza (MB)|