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Description

Greco di Tufo - White Italian Wine.

Pack Size: 75cl

  • Wine of Italy

Information

Allergy Information:

  • Contains: Sulphur Dioxide/Sulphites

Tasting Notes:

Lemon-gold in colour with an intense, aromatic perfume of ripe pears and a honeyed, almond character. On the palate, the clean, mineral and stoned fruit character shines through, unhindered by oak ageing. Crisp, apple and pear perfumes on the finish balance its nicely-judged weight.

Region of OriginCampania
Wine ColourWhite
Alcohol Units9.38
ABV12.5% vol.
Current Vintage2012
ProducerFarnese Vini
Type of ClosureNatural Cork
Wine MakerMarco Flacco
Pack Quantity75
Pack Measurecl
CountryItaly
Alcohol TypeWine

Grape Variety:

Greco

Vinification Details:

The flavours obtained in the vineyard are then preserved in the winery. The must is chilled immediately and fermented at 13°-14°C rather than the higher fermentation temperatures (18-20°C) prevalent in Italy. The wine remains in stainless steel tank until bottling, sees no oak and does not undergo malolactic fermentation. This results in much purer flavours being captured in the wine.

History:

The Lava vineyards are situated at 450-700m above sea level in the Irpinian hills of Campania, potentially one of Italy's most exciting wine producing areas. The soils have a poor, volcanic character (as a result of volcanic ash being blown inland from Vesuvius over the centuries), which gives a real depth of flavour to the white varieties that is preserved in the winery by Marco Flacco.

Regional Information:

The vineyards are situated 450-550 metres above sea level, and are always subject to a cool breeze that blows off the Bay of Naples. This same breeze has, over the centuries, blown volcanic ash from Vesuvius inland to give the soil here a poor, volcanic character. Despite being so far south, this is one of the latest regions in Italy to harvest.

Storage Type:

Ambient

Storage Instructions:

This wine is ideal for drinking now but can be kept for up to 2 years

Country of Origin:

Italy

Origin Free Text:

Product of Italy

Lower Age Limit:

Statutory Years : 18

Net Contents:

75 Centilitres

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