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Tommasi ‘Giulietta’ Bianco IGT 2013

Producer Information

Founded by Giacomo Tommasi in 1902, Tommasi has grown to be the largest family-owned vineyard estate in the Valpolicella Classica, owning 105 hectares and an additional 15 hectares in the Lugana DOC. Tommasi is located in Pedemonte in the heart of the historic ‘Classico’ region, from which the best quality wines are produced. The estate is owned and managed by the fourth generation of the Tommasi family, with six family members working together in harmony. Pierangelo manages the UK market, while winemaker, Giancarlo prefers to stay close the vineyards and winery.

Vineyards

The grapes for the Giulietta come from Tommasi owned vineyards close to Lake Garda. The area is favoured by a mild climate thanks to the influence of the lake. The soil consists of layers of fine sediments such as clay, limestone and resulting in a beautifully balanced wine.

Winemaking

The grapes are fermented at cool temperatures to preserve the aromatic compounds of the grapes, in stainless steel tanks for seven days. After fermentation, the wine spends a further four months maturing in stainless steel before bottling.

Vintage Information

The 2013 harvest was exceptional following a long ripening season. August was cool and dry, followed by a sunny September with unusually cool nights. The wines from 2013 have notable fruit and rich aromatics.

Tasting Note

Pale yellow in colour, this wine has floral and delicate citrus perfumes. Delicious pear and floral flavours with a crisp, dry finish.

Food Pairing

Serve with salads, fish, risotto or simply as an aperitif.

Serving Suggestion

Serve at 10-12°C. The perfect wedding or party wine.

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12%

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