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Chardonnay

Tormaresca - Chardonnay - 750ml bottle

Tormaresca
Chardonnay

The Antinori family have famously been making wine in Tuscany since 1385. Tormaresca is a relatively new project for them in Puglia, the ‘heel of the boot’, across the Adriatic Sea from Albania in the extreme south of the country. A paradoxical truth in wine is that vines thrive...
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The Antinori family have famously been making wine in Tuscany since 1385. Tormaresca is a relatively new project for them in Puglia, the ‘heel of the boot’, across the Adriatic Sea from Albania in the extreme south of the country. A paradoxical truth in wine is that vines thrive most where they struggle most. In Puglia the struggle is prodigious - the vines depend on extremely deep roots and limestone-rich soils to eke out a marginal existence. Antinori’s decision to plant Chardonnay here in 1988 was met with derision, but their daring enterprise has been totally vindicated. This medium-bodied Chard exhibits the savoury minerality and crisp acidity normally associated with classic cool regions such as Chablis and Champagne, with layers of green apple, citrus, and pineapple aromas and flavours. It has great concentration and persistence with a long and satisfying clean juicy finish. There is zero oak which allows the excellent terroir of Puglian shine, and I would be really hard pressed to place this wine in southern Italy if tasted blind. At 12.5% alcohol, it has a delicacy to pair with fish with beurre blanc, or spaghetti with lemon cream sauce.

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  • Alcohol by volume is 14%

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