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Fontana Candida Frascati Secco DOC Lazio 2017

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Area of Production: Hillside vineyards in the DOC zone located in the province of Lazio, in the communes of Frascati, Monteporzio Catone, Grottaferrata, Montecompatri and Rome. Soil: Volcanic, potassium rich soil. Grape Varieties: 60% Malvasia Bianca di Candia 30% Trebbiano Toscano 10% Malvasia del Lazio. Production Technique: The grapes, harvested between September and October, are immediately taken to the cellars, vinified in temperature-controlled stainless steel and gently pressed. The wine is fermented and aged in stainless steel and then bottled under nitrogen to protect its freshness and lush fruit flavors. Characteristics: Color: Pale straw. Bouquet: Delicate fragrance of wild flowers and golden delicious apples. Taste: Dry, soft and fruit forward, with a lively taste that offers notes of peach and almonds. Alcohol Content: 12.5%. Total Acidity: 5.5 g/l.

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Fontana Candida:
Fontana Candida is a popular wine brand based in Rome, Italy, best known for their Frascati wines produced in the nearby hills of Lazio. The winery was founded in 1958 and has been producing Frascati (a dry, light, refreshing wine with floral aromatics) since then. Eventually the business expanded to include Pinot Grigio from the Veneto and Orvieto from Umbria. 

External Reviews for Fontana Candida Frascati Secco DOC Lazio

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Source: We Speak Wine
10/30/2018

Area of Production: Hillside vineyards in the DOC zone located in the province of Lazio, in the communes of Frascati, Monteporzio Catone, Grottaferrata, Montecompatri and Rome. Soil: Volcanic, potassium rich soil. Grape Varieties: 60% Malvasia Bianca di Candia 30% Trebbiano Toscano 10% Malvasia del Lazio. Production Technique: The grapes, harvested between September and October, are immediately taken to the cellars, vinified in temperature-controlled stainless steel and gently pressed. The wine is fermented and aged in stainless steel and then bottled under nitrogen to protect its freshness and lush fruit flavors. Characteristics: Color: Pale straw. Bouquet: Delicate fragrance of wild flowers and golden delicious apples. Taste: Dry, soft and fruit forward, with a lively taste that offers notes of peach and almonds. Alcohol Content: 12.5%. Total Acidity: 5.5 g/l.



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