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VENEZIA GIULIA IGT "VINTAGE TUNINA" HISTORICAL EDITION 40 YEARS 2015 (WOODEN CASE 3 BOTTLES) - JERMANN

VENEZIA GIULIA IGT "VINTAGE TUNINA" HISTORICAL EDITION 40 YEARS 2015 (WOODEN CASE 3 BOTTLES) - JERMANN

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Denomination : Venezia Giulia IGT

Vintage : 2016

Alcohol : 13.5%

Region : Friuli Venezia Giulia (Italy)

Format : 0.75 l

Grapes : Sauvignon, Chardonnay, Ribolla Gialla, Malvasia

Type of soil: Prevailing marl and sandstone belonging to the flyschoid formation of the Eocene age, characteristic of the hilly area with south-west, north-east exposure. Produced with grapes: Sauvignon, Chardonnay, Ribolla Gialla, Malvasia.

Acidity: 5.40 ÷ 5.60 ‰. Estimated duration of the wine: on average 7-8 years, in the best vintages over 10.

Tasting test: Vintage Tunina has a bright straw yellow color with golden reflections. The perfume is intense, broad, of great elegance and persistence, with hints of honey and wildflowers. It has a dry, soft, very harmonious flavor, with exceptional persistence, due to the particularly full body. It goes well with first truffles, with a great variety of fish dishes, especially baked and with sauces, but it can also be combined with white meats. The memory of his encounter with a fresh salmon pad stuffed with parmesan and artichokes is splendid. (Daniele Cernilli)

Notes: The first tests date back to the 1973 harvest and the first vintage put on sale with this name and this label was the 1975 harvest. Historically, Vintage Tunina starts as a blend of the best grapes that are harvested late, depending on the vintage, about two weeks later the normal harvest on an area of ​​about 16 ha of vineyards cultivated on Ronco del Fortino. The name Tunina refers to the old owner of the land on which the original vineyard is located and is dedicated to Casanova's poorest lover, who was a housekeeper in Venice who was also called Tunina (Antonia). With the 2015 harvest, Vintage Tunina celebrates its first 40 years.

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