2011 Tormaresca "Neprica" Puglia

SKU #1149152 Wine & Spirits

 With its sweet, raisined fruit surrounded by chocolate-rich tannins, this is a rounded, black wine with a slight prickle at the end. A blend of negroamaro (40 percent), primitivo and cabernet sauvignon, this is built for braises.  (7/2013)

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 Round and fruity, with jammy plum, spice and light herb notes that lead to a rich finish. Negroamaro, Primitivo and Cabernet Sauvignon. Drink now.  (7/2013)

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Staff Image By: Illya Haase | K&L Staff Member | Review Date: 4/18/2014 | Send Email
What? $7.99 for all this wine! On the nose, red fruit and spice lead to a touch of chocolate as this steal of a wine opens up. The palate displays a nice intensity of dark cherry with low tannins that lead to a smooth finish. Very well balanced and very food friendly, especially with red-sauced dishes. Works just as well with meat or veggies in the mix.

Staff Image By: Mike Parres | K&L Staff Member | Review Date: 12/18/2013 | Send Email
This slightly untraditional blend of negroamaro, primitivo and cabernet sauvignon will make you wonder why more Southern Italian winemakers are not convinced of cabernet's place among more native varietals. This value-packed red offers layers of raspberry, plum and black cherry fruits on the nose and palate, with light, spicy notes of licorice and a long finish for such an inexpensive wine. Ideal with pasta or the Pizza!

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