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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  • Edi Keber Tocai Friulano Colli Orientali del Friuli 2005

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    Wine review by SdMinCH


  • Edi Keber Collio 2005

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    Wine review by SdMinCH


  • Canus Friulano 2005

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    A lot of alcohol heat in this one at 13%, and on the nose the acetone whiff obscures everything else. It dominates the palate as well, but after a few minutes in the glass some nice fruit starts to emerge, along with some pretty bracing, sour, lemony acidity. There's good body to it, and a beautiful golden colour that together generate a sense o... Read More

    Wine review by Robert Dallas Gray


  • Channing Daughters Tocai Friulano Long Island 2004

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    Wine review by Samgop07030


  • Hello everyone, I've been using this website for quite some time but finally signed up. I'm making a wine list for my family's italian restaurant and pizzeria. So since its a pizzeria I'd like to have good affordable wines. 5 Whites 5 Reds But I'm really trying to stay true with Italian wines. I'm interested in the new modern wines that are eme... Read More

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  • Ermacora Tocai Friulano Colli Orientali del Friuli 2006

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    ******** AVAILABLE 11/21/08 AT K and L WINES for $9.99 ********Fantastic wine ... wine ... tasting this Tocai Friulano I decided to try Ermacora's other whites, a Pinot Blanc and the ubiquitous Pinot Grigio. I guess I was expecting something magical but I didn't get it. Neither of the two came close to the experience of the Tocai Friulano whi... Read More

    Wine review by SLICK75


  • Ermacora Tocai Friulano Colli Orientali del Friuli 2006

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  • Oriel White Blend Portia 2004

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    I've been a fan of Oriel wines for a couple of years now. And this is one of my favorites in their portfolio. Worth seeking out and adding to your everyday drinking list. Read More

    Wine review by danpetroski


  • Bastianich Tocai Friulano Colli Orientale 2007

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    So balanced in terms of fruit and acidity-so drinkable and pair great /w/ scallops-nose was weak but on the palate it was so sliky some may a petroleum-like texture-i loved this aspect-truly a great wine!!!! my first experience of a fruiliano. Read More

    Wine review by markie


  • Bastianich Tocai Friulano Colli Orientale 2007

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