Feudi Greco di Tufo 2009
The Greco grapes for this wine are produced in the superb vineyards of Tufo, Santa Paolina and Torrione. The whole bunches are harvested by hand, de-stemmed and crushed into stainless steel tanks for fermentation at a cool, controlled temperature. Ageing is for a few months in steel before bottling for drinking on release. The wine is a bright golden yellow colour with an aromatic nose of ripe sub-tropical fruit and minerals. The palate is medium bodied and quite dense with a seductively textured mid-palate combining flavours of quince, passionfruit and grenadilla with limey, crisp acidity. It finishes pure and elegant. Fruit rich and concentrated, this wine is a mouthful of a glass by itself but really comes into its own with food, where it is an excellent foil to spicy Eastern dishes and copes happily with full flavoured fish or salads.
External Reviews for Feudi Greco di Tufo
89 Points - Wine Advocate The communes of Tufo, Santa Paolina and Torrioni in Campania. 15 - 20-year-old vines are grown between at 1,400 - 2,300 ft above sea level. Grapes are grown with 3,500 - 4
89 Points - Wine Advocate" The communes of Tufo, Santa Paolina and Torrioni in Campania. 15 - 20-year-old vines are grown between at 1,400 - 2,300 ft above sea level. Grapes are grown with 3,500 - 4,500 vines per hectare in deep, finely-textured, moderately alkaline and very calcareous soil."Winemakers notes:Grapes are harvested in early to mid-October. Immediately following harvest, grapes are de-stemmed and undergo a gentle press followed by cold settling at 57F for 24-48 hours. Fermented in stainless steel between 61 - 64F. No malolactic fermentation"
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