A hint of spice and cocoa

Sunday, December 29, 2013

Brand NameTormaresca
Other Wines Reviewed
Wine NameNeprica
Vintage (Year)2011
Wine ClassRed
Wine TypeCabernet Sauvignon, Negro Amaro, Primitivo
Dry/Sweet Level
(1-5; 5 being the sweetest)
Body Range
(1-5; 5 being full-bodied)
Alcohol %13.5%
Bottle Size750ml
Price$10 and Under
Site Rating8 (on a scale of 1-10)

While looking for something different, I came across this blend of Negroamaro (40%), Primitvo and Cabernet Sauvignon (30% each of the latter).  This wine is tannic and dry but if you just give it a little more thought/concentration in tasting it, you can get both leather and a little cocoa.  Color is a nice purple and the weight is light.  Not a bad wine for lighter fare.


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