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Gaffino - IGT Lazio Fojetta Viognier 2021 Gaffino - IGT Lazio Fojetta Viognier 2021

Gaffino - IGT Lazio Fojetta Viognier 2021

Viognier done well!

Single Bottle:

$33.00
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Type:White

Varietal:Viognier

Unit Size:750ml

Alcohol Volume:13%

Region:Lazio

Country:Italy

Tasting Notes

The Fojetta wine is meticulously crafted from their finest Viognier grapes, ensuring the preservation of this grape's distinctive aromas. A gentle, low-temperature vinification process is employed to maintain the grape's inherent freshness and balance. The name "Fojetta" hearkens back to a historical measurement unit during the papal rule of Pope Sixtus V, representing the sale of wine in Roman taverns in 1/2 liter volumes.

Technical Info

Brand:Gaffino

Closure:Cork

Organic Certification:ICEA IT BIO 006 G2853

Country of Origin:Italy

Serving Temperature:8-10°C

Sugar Residual:3.8 g/l

Drink By:2027

Wine Ageing:6 months on lees in stainless steel tank

Winemaking Style:Traditional/Minimal intervation

Harvest:Harvesting takes place in the fourth week of August

Winemaking:Cold pre-fermentation skin maceration at 8°C for 48 hours and subsequent cold fermentation at 12°C for 12 days in stainless steel tanks.

Viticulture:The vineyards are located in Ardea, Rome, at an altitude of 150 meters above sea level. They employ the double Guyot training system with a vine density of 5250 plants per hectare, yielding 75 quintals.

Food Pairing:Spicy Thai Noodles, Apricot-Glazed Pork Tenderloin, Thai Green Curry, Brie and Camembert Cheese

Reviews and Accolades

AWARDS & ACCOLADES

Decanter Awards - Bronze

93

Luca Maroni

Taste Profile

Light

Full Body

Dry

Sweet

Fruity

Savoury

Tannins (Bitterness)

Acidity

Gaffino

Every exceptional wine tells a captivating tale, Gaffino is no exception. It's a narrative deeply intertwined with family, a story where wine becomes a labor of love, nurtured by the unwavering dedication and passion of three generations. Nestled just south of Rome, the Gaffino estate sprawls across 32 hectares, 28 of which are devoted to their vineyards. Nature has gifted them the perfect canvas for cultivating vines – a strategic geographic location, soil enriched by volcanic origins, optimal sun-kissed exposure, and an elevated position above sea level. Their name graces each bottle, a testament to their unwavering commitment to their craft. These wines embody a modern production philosophy seamlessly interwoven with the timeless wisdom of their cultural heritage. With every exquisite sip, you'll embark on a journey that harmoniously marries tradition and innovation, a vivid reflection of the land they hold dear.

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