Greco di Tufo docg

Greco di Tufo docg

Greco di Tufo is considered the most noble white grape variety of the South. It is a very ancient grape that according to what Aristotle tells us, has its origins in Thessaly. Pliny mentions him as “Aminea Gemina” for the particular shape of the clusters. The plant actually produces a double cluster from the same stalk. The area of Tufo, for the extraordinary characteristics of the soil, is the place par excellence for the cultivation of Greco

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Product Description

Production area: Tufo, Santa Paolina
Grapes: Greco di Tufo 100%
Age of the vineyard: over 10 years
Vineyard position: South-East
Soil: volcanic clayey
Altitude: between 400 and 600 m. asl
Harvest: mid October
Vinification: cryomaceration of grapes for 24/48 hours at 4 ° C. After a soft pressing, must ferments at law controlled temperature off the skins (13/16 ° C) with cryophilic yeast
Ageing: in stainless steel on fine lees with batonnage
Bottle ageing: at least 2 months

ORGANOLEPTIC PROPERTIES
Colour: straw yellow with greenish reflections
Aroma: pronounced, intense, pleasant with varietal notes of pineapple and exotic fruits
Flavour: pleasantly dry, fruity, with a well balanced aciity. Nice notes of pineapple, apricot, banana and almond in the aftertaste
Food pairing: all fish dishes, shellfish. Very good with fatty fish dishes like salmon and trout
Serving temperature: 8/10°C

Additional Information

Size

750 ml

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