Friulano

 

Name of varietal: Tocai Friulano (Friulano)

Common synonyms: Blanc doux, Cinquien, Istarski Tokay, Malaga, Mosler, Sauvignon de la Correze, Sauvignon gros, Sauvignon à gros grains, Sauvignonasse, Sauvignonazz, Sauvignon vert, Tocai bianco, Tocai Italico, Tokai Italiano, Tokay, Trebbianello

Parentage of the grape: Unknown, but it has been proven through DNA testing that there is no relationship between this grape and either Hungarian Tokaji or Alsatian Tokay (Pinot Gris). It is, however, the same grape as Sauvignonasse.

History of the grape: Though Tocai Friulano was first mentioned in the 19th century, the grape in question was probably Furmint, perhaps sparking the association with Tokaji. In 1932, a new wine appeared under the same name. This one turned out to be the minor French grape Sauvignonasse, which is the variety grown under the name Tocai Friulano today. Recently, the Hungarians managed to persuade the EU to ban the use of all forms of the term Tocai by anyone except Read more »

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  • Below is the third and final installment of bottling our 2008 Tocai Friulano and 2007 Firebelle. As promised, here is an attempt at presenting the process with photos. At the bottom of this posting is a link to photos on the Kodak website - the photos you will find there (and some below) were taken by Joshua Liberman. You can find out more ab... Read More

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  • Below is the third and final installment of bottling our 2008 Tocai Friulano and 2007 Firebelle. As promised, here is an attempt at presenting the process with photos. At the bottom of this posting is a link to photos on the Kodak website - the photos you will find there (and some below) were taken by Joshua Liberman. Larkmead is a relatively ... Read More

    From the article Bottling Day


  • Borgo M Tocai Friulano 2007

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    Wonderfully balanced white -- fruity with just the right touch of minerality. Would pair well with cheeses and perhaps rich alfredo-type pasta dishes. Read More

    Wine review by sm1823


  • Tenuta Beltrame Tocai Friulano Friuli Aquileia 2006

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    No written review

    Wine review by handelnyc


  • I love red wine but I hear so much "pair red wine with red meat" but I don't eat meat. I have fish now and then but red just doesn't go with sushi. Any vegetarian red wine lovers out there? I can't be the only one! Help me find something meat free to pair with my Cabernet! Read More

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  • About this time last year, I blogged about the top Italian wine tasting event ... ... interaction was with a Friulano white when two of us tasting stated that the wine they were pouring was flawed.  The rotund Distributor called for one of his colleagues to taste the colleague then passed off an ambivalent face as to say, Bu (translation, w... Read More

    Forum post in the topic Gambero Rosso Recap


  • Di Lenardo Toh ! Friulano 2007

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    No written review

    Wine review by tpurifoy


  • Oriel White Blend Portia 2004

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    Lots of green apples and pears. Extremely well-balanced. Read More

    Wine review by solomania9


  • Luciano Bessich Tocai Friulano Friuli Grave 2003

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    Wine review by ShellB


  • Volpe Pasini Tocai Friulano Colli Orientali del Friuli Zuc di Volpe 2006

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    Wine review by spikearl


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