Colli Tortonesi Timorasso DOC Derthona

Mineral, intense, irresistible

Timorasso is an ancient indigenous grape variety of Piemonte.

The wine has an incredible structure and longevity, the delicate citrus and floral notes sing in concert leading to a vibrant long finish.

Characteristics

Grape variety

Timorasso 100%

Production vineyard

They are located in the villages of Montemarzino, Montegioco and Monleale.

Vinification

Destemming and soft pressing; followed by alcoholic fermentation in temperature-controlled small steel tanks. The wine rests on its noble lees for 8 months. It is then filtered and bottle-aged for 3 more months before finally being released.

First vintage

2019

Average production

15,000 bottles first vintage

Pairings

Pumpkin souffle, cod salad.

Serving temperature

50-55 degrees Fahrenheit.

Recommended glass

Burgundy

Vineyard characteristics

Varietal

Timorasso

Municipality

Montemarzino, Montegioco

Exposure

South-west, South-east

Area

12.35 acres

Altitude

350/400 m. a.s.l.

Average age of the vines

25 years

Soil

Marly, calcareous, clayey, some sand.

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