Torcolato Breganze Doc

Torcolato Breganze Doc ClassicoClassification: Torcolato  Breganze Doc
Location of Vineyards: villages of Costa di Breganze and Fara Vicentino
Soil type and exposure: volcanic soils on hillsides with southerly exposure Grape variety: 100% Vespaiolo
Age of vineyards: over 10 years old
Training systems: double (bilateral) Guyot trained in loop  (cappuccina)
Planting density: 2.5 x 1.2 m – 3.300 vines/ha
Harvesting method: by hand in 3 kg crates
Bottles produced: 12,000 x 500 ml
Grape drying: in lofts until January when the sugar concentration reaches 35%. Yield in must 20-25%
Vinification: soft pressing with a must yield of  20-25%, fermentation at 18°C part in stainless steel tanks, part in small oak barrels
Maturation: in French oak barriques and 20 hl barrels for 24 months
Colour: bright golden yellow
Bouquet: lush and intense, with hints of honey, sweet almonds and dried apricots
Flavour: sweet and mouth-filling, good body and balance between acidity and sugars, long length
Alcohol content: 13 % vol
Serving temperature: 12-14° C

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