Gorgo – Custoza 2019
Producer: Azienda Agricola Gorgo
Grape: Garganega: 40%, Bianca Fernanda 30%, Trebbiano Toscano 20%, Trebbianello 5%, Incrocio Manzoni 5%
This is a delightful and very interesting wine. Made from a fascinating blend of indigenous grape varietals including local hybrids: Garganega: 40%, Bianca Fernanda (local clone of Cortese) 30%, Trebbiano toscano 20%, Trebbianello (local biotype of Friulian Tocai) 5%, Incrocio Manzoni 5%.
Clearly a lot of thought has gone into creating this wine and it has to be said, like i always say with biodynamics, when people take their work this seriously, the results often speak for themselves. This wine will appeal to almost everyone from the casual drinker to the wine enthusiast and experimentalist.
Gorgo – Custoza 2019 contains added sulphites. Read more.
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This dry white wine is obtained from a complex blend of grapes from different vines, each conferring its distinguishing features:
Trebbiano Toscano (or Castelli Romani) imparts vigour and the wineâ€™s full body;
Cortese (or Bianca Fernanda) gives the dry, harmonious and fresh taste;
Garganega together with Tocai Friulano,
Malvasia and other grapes, adds pleasant and aromatic scents.
Complying with the technical guidelines, the wine estate has obtained a fresh, vivid, well-bodied wine.
Vines: Garganega: 40%, Bianca Fernanda (local clone of Cortese) 30%, Trebbiano toscano 20%, Trebbianello (local biotype of Friulian Tocai) 5%, Incrocio Manzoni 5%
Training system and yield: Arched cane – 130q/ha
Vinification: Short maceration on the skins for a few hours, controlled-temperature fermentation.
Ageing: 4 months in stainless steel vats.
Bouquet: Slightly fruity (pear), vinous.
Flavour: Smooth, sapid, well-bodied, slightly aromatic.
Alcohol level: 12% vol.
Food matches: Aperitif wine, for light appetizers, and delicate soups.
Serve at 10°C.