Wine Benito Ferrara, Greco di Tufo DOCG, 2009
Reviews of purchase Benito Ferrara, Greco di Tufo DOCG, 2009
The wine is straw-yellow color.
The wine has a dry, harmonious taste with a pleasant texture and a slightly bitter aftertaste with hints of almond.
Pleasant, delicate, ethereal aroma of the wine reveals notes of peach and almond.
The wine goes well with appetizers, first and second fish dishes, white meats.
Benito Ferrara vineyards planted on unique calcareous soil, which consists mainly of the mineral rich limestone which are called tuff. Here is thriving ancient white grapes, brought by the Greeks in the Campaign for more than two thousand years ago. Hence the name of the wine - "Greco di Tufo". Greco grapes for wine of the same name monosortovogo grown on a vineyard in San Paolo di Tufo at an altitude of 500 meters above sea level. The plot has an eastern exposure. The average age of the vines is 25-30 years. Planting density: 6,000 vines per hectare. Harvested in mid-October. After soft pressing and fermentation at a controlled temperature in stainless steel tanks, wine aged for 7 months in steel tanks and 1-2 months in bottles.
Connoisseurs and wine critics point out another unique feature of the wine "Greco di Tufo" by Benito Ferrara - a rich wine is hard to describe, because it can change the flavor range several times during the time spent in the glass. The expected time of maximum disclosure of taste and aroma: the years 2012-2016.
Winery Benito Ferrara (Benito Ferrara) was founded in 1880 and initially was engaged only in growing grapes. Today, the company owns eight hectares of vineyards, divided 30 years ago and cultivated Guyot system. The vineyards are located in the hills at an altitude of 500-600 meters above sea level and have excellent exposure, which helps to obtain a fine crop. Transformed into the winery, the company Benito Ferrara began to produce high-quality wines, which regularly receive high scores in international rankings.