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Vigna Pedale Castel del Monte Riserva DOCG 2015 - Torrevento

Red wine Italy Apulia (IT) Castel del Monte DOC (IT)
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0.75 l (12.85€ * / 1 l)

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Vigna Pedale Castel del Monte Riserva DOCG 2015 - Torrevento
9.64 € 9.90€
0.75 l (12.85€ * / 1 l)

Prices incl. VAT, excl. shipping costs

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Castel del Monte - the octagonal hunting lodge of Frederick II stands in the northernmost part of Murgia, is a World Heritage Site and widely known in Italy. This iconic structure graces the back of the 1-cent coin, served as the model for the backdrop of the library tower in the hit movie "The Name of the Rose", and also appears in the logo of the Torrevento winery.
 
The grapes for the Vigna Pedale come from vines that are more than 30 years old and thrive on the poor, stony soils in the Murgia region - quite a few even within sight of the Castel del Monte. The vines, cultivated in the "Alberello" bush form system, allow only a few grapes.
Puglia is one of the most important regions for the Uva di Troia variety. Originally, this variety of wine came from Greece and has been planted here for over 3,000 years. This grape variety, also known as Nero di Troia, is used for the varietal Vigna Pedale.
 
More important than the Castel del Monte, which can be seen from afar, however, is the monastery built in the 15th century for the Torrevento winery. This was acquired by Francesco Liantonio in 1948. Since then, the underground cellar vaults have been used for wine production.
 
 

The Vigna Pedale Castel del Monte Riserva DOCG from Torrevento is a real medal chaser. This single-varietal Nero di Troia from Apulia comes into the glass with a deep, ruby-red color. At the edges, this top wine turns into a delicate garnet red. The first nose of the Vigna Pedale from Torrevento promises wonderful spice of pepper, forest floor, mushrooms, undergrowth and all kinds of black berry fruits. Thyme and mineral nuances of the limestone-rich clay soil perfectly round off the bouquet of the Vigna Pedale.

On the palate, the flagship of Torrevento starts off wonderfully fleshy and grippy. A concentrated wine with considerable length and grippy, distinctive tannins that round out pleasantly with air without losing their profile. Again a nice balance of fruit and spice on the surprisingly long finish.

Vinification of the Torrevento Vigna Pedale Castel del Monte Riserva

The grapes come from the DOCG classified growing region Castel del Monte and originate from vineyards that are only a few hundred meters away from the sea. Thus, the climate moderated by the Adriatic Sea and, at the same time, the barren, mineral soil guarantee excellent grape material. After the harvest, the grapes are immediately taken to the winery and, after a further selection, are crushed. After a long maceration, fermentation starts in stainless steel tanks, followed by drawing off in stainless steel and 8 months of maturation. This is followed by a further 12 months in large oak barrels before the Vigna Pedale Castel del Monte from Torrevento is finally bottled.

Food recommendation for the Vigna Pedale by Torrevento

Enjoy this extraordinary red wine from Apulia with beef, juicy roasts, game, ripe hard cheese and salami.

Awards of the Vigna Pedale Castel del Monte Riserva

  • Gambero Rosso: 3 glasses for 2015
  • Bibenda: 4/5 grapes for 2015
  • I Vini di Veronelli: 93 points for 2015
  • Doctor Wine: 93 points for 2015
  • Luca Maroni: 90 points for 2015
PROFILE
Product type: Wine
Type of Wine: Red wine
Wine colour: Red
Wine acidity in g/l: 5,4
Residual sugar in g/l: 4,2
Sweetness: dry
Country: Italy
Region: Apulia (IT)
Sub region: Castel del Monte DOC (IT)
Occasion & Theme: family event , barbecue
Ageing in: large wood
Grape Variety: Nero di Troia
Vintage: 2015
Quality Classification & Rating: DOCG Denominazione di Origine Controllata e Garantita
Awards: I Vini di Veronelli - 93 Punkte , Berliner Wein Trophy - Gold , Decanter - 91 Punkte , Bibenda (Duemilavini) - 4 Trauben , Doctor Wine - 93 Punkte , Gambero Rosso - 3 Gläser , Mundus Vini - Gold
Soil: close to the sea , Lime , Loam
Maturation: Large Barrel 5000 l
Duration of maturation (in Months): 20
Aromas & Palate Notes: berry fruit , vegetable / vegetal , spicy , mineral
Mouthfeel/ Texture: silky , gripping
Finish: medium
Optimal serving temperature in °C: 15 - 18
Style: Old World , Warm Climate Winegrowing Region , classic
Food Pairing: dark food , spicy food
Glass Recommendation: Red Wine Glass
Recommendation: Team Tip
Bottle Design & Features: Bordeaux Style , modern
Bottle size in L: 0,75
Shutter type: Cork
storage capacity in years from the vintage year: 8
Alcohol % ABV: 13,5
Allergens & Misc. Ingredients: contains sulfites and sulfur dioxide
Distributor: Torrevento Srl - SP 234 km 10.600 (ex SS 170) - 70033 Corato - Italien
reviews

Gut, Preiswert, schnell!

Gut, Preiswert, schnell! "Die" Pedale war am nächsten Tag da.

| Jun 9, 2021

Vigna Pedale - hochverdient hoch bewertet

Das dieser Wein um die 10 Euro liegt ist fast unglaublich

| May 25, 2021

Vollmundig

Ein Klassiker aus Italien ...mein Klassiker. Ich finde den Preis im Verhältnis zum Geschmack einfach unschlagbar. Wenn ich mal ertrinken muss, dann darin bitte.

| Apr 28, 2021

very fast delivery, great wine

Finally a wine shop in English in Germany ;-)

| Apr 22, 2021

Guter Rotwein zum Grillen

Preis und Geschmack passen gut.

| Apr 20, 2021

Nichts geht über Vigna Pedale

Vigna Pedale - einfach mein Lieblingswein. Schnell geliefert, danke.

| Apr 15, 2021
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