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Published: 2 October 2017

Vigna del Tempo

Tocai Friulano is one of most important autochthonous varieties in this area.
“Vigna del Tempo”, our most significant and historical white wine, was born into our 9 different biotypes of Tocai Friulano with ‘indigenous yeasts”. Full-bodied, great structure with typical bitter almonds finish.

VARIETAL
Tocai Friulano

VINEYARD
Average vineyard age: 15 years
Number of vines per hectare: 4.500
Training method: double-arched cane (doppio capovolto)
Average yield: 80 quintals/ha
Harvesting period: middle of September

WINEMAKING AND AGING
The grapes are de-stemmed carefully and pressed softly; a short maceration. The must ferment in stainless steel tanks at controlled temperature 18 – 20°C. Aging on the lees with bâtonnage till next Spring. Then bottle the wine.

TASTING PROFILE
Color: Magnificent intense straw yellow color and brilliant.
Nose: The elegant and fine aromas of flavor and bouquet with spicy notes of saffron and thyme.
Palate: Well-structured, balance, smooth, savory, long lasting with after taste of bitter almonds.

SERVING TEMPERATURE AND FOOD PAIRING
Pleasant at any time of day, at the table it goes better with white-meat and egg dishes, risottos with herbs, fish and seafood. Serve at 8-10 ºC as an aperitif, 10-12 ºC when accompanied with dishes.

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white wines

Published: 2 October 2017

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Serving temperature and food pairing

Pleasant at any time of day, at the table it goes better with white-meat and egg dishes, risottos with herbs, fish and seafood. Serve at 8-10 ºC as an aperitif, 10-12 ºC when accompanied with dishes.
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