Nero di Troia Riserva 'Ottagono' Torrevento 2014

Ottagono is a full-bodied and well-structured red wine from Nero di Troia grape, aged in bog oak barrels for 12 months. The Aromatic personality is dense, intense and concentrated, with hints of black fruits and spices. It is well-balanced, complex and persistent in mouth

16.00 €
Immediate availability

Characteristics

Denomination

Castel del Monte Rosso Riserva DOCG

Grape varieties

Nero di Troia 100%

Category

Red Wines

Region

Puglia (Italy)

Alcohol content

13.5%

Bottle size

75 cl Bottle

Vineyards

From the vineyard called Piana di San Giuseppe, 480 m above sea level in a rocky calcareous soil, with late harvest

Vinification

Fermentation with long maceration in cement tanks

Aging

8 months in cement tanks and 12 in big oak barrel

Additional notes

Contains sulfites

Awards and accolades

Gambero Rosso
2014
3 / 3
Vitae AIS
2013
Robert Parker
2013
91 / 100
Veronelli
2014
90 / 100
Bibenda
2014

To enjoy it at its best

Serving temp.
18°-20°C
When to open
To enjoy it at its best, we recommend you to let the wine 'breathe' at least 15-30 minutes before serving
Glass
Large goblet
Large goblet

Perfect for red wines with good structure and intensity, which need oxygenation to open up and develop their intense and complex aromas

When to drink

When to drink

Evolving

Wine good to drink now, but that can have a beautiful evolution after resting for a while in your cellar

You can leave it in your cellar even for more than 5 years

RED WINE NERO DI TROIA RISERVA 'OTTAGONO' TORREVENTO 2014 DESCRIPTION

Colour Intense ruby red with purple hues

Scent Dense and intense, with scents of black fruits and sweet spices

Taste Full-bodied and well-structured, with intense aromas and good complexity

producer: Torrevento

Main wines
Nero di Troia, Salice Salentino
Foundation year
1989
Hectares of vineyards
450
Winery-owned grapes
100%
Annual production
2.500.000 bt
Enologist
Massimo Di Bari
Address
Cantine Torrevento, SP234 km 10, 70033 Corato (BA)

Perfect to drink with

  • Risotto with Meat Sauce
  • Red Meat Stew
  • Ham and salami
  • Roasted and Grilled Meat
  • Aged Cheese