Tormaresca

Salento Primitivo

8.886 ratings
9.14 pro ratings
Salento, Puglia, Italy
Primitivo
Turkey, White Rice, Chicken, Potato, Pasta, Lamb, Exotic Spices, Herbs, Beans & Peas, Hard Cheese, Duck, Baking Spices, Mushrooms, Pungent Cheese, Pork, Beef, Chili & Hot Spicy, Onion, Tomato-Based, Soft Cheese
Top Notes For
Andrew Lampasone

Owner Wine Watch Selections

8.9

Lower residual and lower alcohol than most primativo cherry spices pepper

Lower residual and lower alcohol than most primativo cherry spices pepper

Sep 19th, 2014
Carter Pelham

Smooth, more nuaned black fruits than a typical zin, 2 hrs decanting was too much, low acid

Smooth, more nuaned black fruits than a typical zin, 2 hrs decanting was too much, low acid

Jul 31st, 2018
Rbsimons

Vintage 2012

Vintage 2012

Nov 5th, 2017
Leo Druken

Nice with Italy food.

Nice with Italy food.

Sep 11th, 2017
Valerie Van den Broeck

Not The best chardonnay ever, But good enough (2016)

Not The best chardonnay ever, But good enough (2016)

Jun 9th, 2017
Helen O

B+ zachys 2013 vintage. Very nice. March 2017

B+ zachys 2013 vintage. Very nice. March 2017

Apr 1st, 2017
Mary Hendon

Light, fruity. Not as dry as Cabernet. Little earthy.

Light, fruity. Not as dry as Cabernet. Little earthy.

Jan 16th, 2017
Bill R
9.0

Torcicoda refers to the method used by Italian fisherman to tie their nets. It is also emblematic of the logo found on the label. The wine is fantastic. Seems very fruit forward upon opening, but mellows quickly to a more balanced and enjoyable primativo after some resting. Wonderful.

Torcicoda refers to the method used by Italian fisherman to tie their nets. It is also emblematic of the logo found on the label. The wine is fantastic. Seems very fruit forward upon opening, but mellows quickly to a more balanced and enjoyable primativo after some resting. Wonderful.

Dec 24th, 2016
Cheryl Rubin

2013 full bodied fruit forward, very nice

2013 full bodied fruit forward, very nice

Aug 29th, 2016
Marc

Light vanilla / pretty good!

Light vanilla / pretty good!

Jul 22nd, 2016