GRECO DI TUFO DOCG

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Greco di Tufo DOCGFonzone comes from the Altavilla Irpina and Montefusco vineyards -planted respectively in 1990 and in 2000- and reared along steep slopes between 650 and 450 m a.s.l. The microclimate, the clayey-tophaceous-calcareous soils, and the low yields,

Data Sheet

 

Denomination: Greco di Tufo DOCG
Composition: greco 100%
Grapes Origin: Altavilla Irpina (AV) – Montefusco (AV)
Soil: clayey-sandy with underlying sulphurous veins.
Altitude: 650 m – 450 m.a.s.l.
Exposure:south-east / north-west.
Planting year:1990 – 2000
Plant density:3000 plants per hectare.
Training system: espalier
Pruning:guyot
Yeld:60 quintals per hectare
Harvest period:second ten days of October.

 

Winemaking and aging:

the bunches are hand-picked and carefully transported to the cellar in small perforated boxes, then they are selected and softly pressed. Fermentation is carried out at low temperatures and lasts for about a month. The resulting wine is aged in steel for five months, with periodic bâtonnage.

Organoleptic characteristics:

Intense golden yellow color. It has aromatic notes of yellow pulp fruit, orange blossom and grapefruit peel. The taste is soft, juicy, with a long finish that reveals, in the nose, pleasant sensations of dried apricot.

Pairings

Ideal for first courses of fish, shellfish, white meats, fresh cheeses.

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AWARDS

Awards

Vintage 2020

Oscar qualità/prezzo – Berebene 2021

Vintage 2019

4 Stelle – Vini Buoni d’Italia 2021
3 Bicchieri Gambero Rosso 2021

Vintage 2018

Corona – Vini Buoni D’Italia 2020

Vintage 2017

4 Stelle – Vini Buoni d’Italia 2019
Score 92 – J. Suckling 2018

Vintage 2016

Mentioned in the Guide
“I migliori Vini d’Italia 2018”
Score 93 – J. Suckling 2018

Vintage 2015

5 Star Wines 2017

Vintage 2014

Oscar qualità/prezzo Berebene 2017
5 Star Wines 2016
Score 94 – J. Suckling 2016

Vintage 2013

3 Bicchieri Gambero Rosso 2016

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