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Fongoli Umbria Trebbiano Maceratum*Packaging may vary

Fongoli Umbria Trebbiano Maceratum

Trebbiano /12% ABV / Umbria, Italy

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Umbria, Italy
Sweet-Dry Scale
Rich & Velvety

Product description

Gold yellow and bright beautiful colors and bright reflections. Signum notes reminiscent of blackberries and strawberries. At first sip is very fresh, you can now to fully appreciate its smooth taste and decided. Then comes the warmth of alcohol then the pleasure of wine is young and rich. Fongoli’s Maceratum is a wine that is endlessly exciting to me. Made from Trebbiano Spoletino, as opposed to the much more common Trebbiano Toscano, the Maceratum is a complex orange wine that shows depth but maintains lift and freshness. Harvested in late October, when the grapes have ripened fully, the must is fermented in open vats on the skins for 10 days with daily punch downs to keep the cap moist and gently extract color. The resulting wine is a deep copper color with a spicy nose showing apricots, preserved lemon, and fresh oranges with a touch of dry hay. The palate comes through with tart golden apples, yellow peaches, and more apricots layered over present ripe tannins and braced by bright acidity. The finish is persistant and quite mineral with refreshing lingering fruit. The structure of this wine lends it to carefree food pairing: try it with shrimp risotto, braised pork with baked apples, grilled peaches, washed rind cheese, or whole fish finished with spicy chutney.

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