Wine Torrevento, "Pezzapiana", Castel del Monte DOC, 2016
Wine of pale straw-yellow color with light green highlights.
The wine reveals a dry, fresh, velvety taste with notes of citrus and exotic fruits.
Wine charms thin, pure, delicate bouquet, filled with aromas of wild flowers, ripe red apples and tree buds.
Wine is served as an aperitif and as an accompaniment to cold dishes, fresh cheeses, poultry, fish dishes, shellfish and other seafood.
Easy, gentle, aromatic wine Torrevento, "Pezzapiana" is created from the autochthonous Italian grape varieties Bombino Bianco and Pampanuto grown in the area of Castel del Monte DOC. The vineyard is located in the region Murgia north of Bari. The vines are planted at a density of 4,500 plants per hectare at an altitude of 350-400 meters above sea level on alluvial clay-calcareous soils of medium texture. Harvesting is usually done in the second half of September. The wort is produced by soft pressing of carefully selected, healthy berries have reached optimum maturity. Fermentation occurs in the temperature-controlled stainless steel tanks. The wine is made in steel tanks for 3 months.
The Company owns approximately 200 hectares of vineyards and as much again it Orenda from local farmers in the long term. A wide variety of soils and microclimates allow pick up for each grape variety most favorable areas. In all vineyards introduced strict sanitary control, which minimizes the use of various remedies vine. Thanks to the hard work done by carefully company was certified manufacturer of biological wines.
The main production company is located in an ancient monastery. Its old stone walls, reaching a thickness of 1.5 meters, remain stable indoor temperature and humidity. Abandoned building, whose construction dates back to the early 18th century, was bought together with the adjacent territory in 1948 by the brothers Domenico and Francesco Liantonio. After a long and serious restoration adapted for its winery. In the rock cellars specially cut down a depth of 8 meters, which are ideal for aging and storing wine.
The company's Torrevento wine truly terroir. With a perfectly balanced, generous taste and rich, fragrant aroma, they are not only a reflection of the land of Puglia, but also its rich ancient culture. Becoming popular for a long time in Italy, they are now found its fans in Australia, China, Japan, Canada, the US and many European countries.