Toffoli Colli di Conegliano Refrontolo DOCG

 15,95

Intense ruby red colour. A bouquet of red and black fruit with spicy nuances from the wood. Dry and a long finish. A wine with character.

One of Mozart’s favorite wine!

Description

The wine Colli di Conegliano Refrontolo DOCG is made almost entirely from Marzemino grapes.

Marzemino is grown throughout northern Italy. It is a native grape variety of Trentino, but Marzemino is also cultivated in the Veneto and Lombardia regions.

The red wine Colli di Conegliano Refrontolo DOCG is not a varietal wine but blended with Merlot and Cabernet Sauvignon.

Marzemino is a wine that is honored by Mozart by naming this wine in his opera Don Giovanni “Pour the wine, excellent Marzemino!”

The vines are situated at 200 m in altitude and are south-southeast facing. During the winemaking process great care is taken.

Toffoli winery won awards with this wine at national and international competitions.

And you can taste that!

According to winemaker Sante Toffoli, the process to create high quality wines demands much attention and care in the vineyards. The vineyards of Toffoli extend over 25 hectares, of which 20 hectares are rented.

The Marzemino grapes are exclusively picked by hand. Selected bunches of Marzemino grapes are dried for a few months.

After the fermentation in December the wine undergoes at least 15 months aging in new wooden barrels.

Following the aging period the wine matures in the bottle for 3 months before being released to the market.

Microclimate

The temperatures throughout the year create favourable microclimate conditions. The climate in the immediate area is fairly mild. This area is suited for the cultivation of local grape varieties.

Soil

There are many soil variations. Every terroir is unique. The soil varies from lime-clay to silty clay.

Characteristics

The wine has an intense ruby red colour. A rich bouquet of strawberries, cherries, raspberries, bleuberries, black current combined with spicy nuances from the wood.

It is a dry full bodied wine with well integrated acidity and tannins. A wine with character!

Some suggestions for food pairings with Toffoli Colli di Conegliano Refrontolo DOCG

The wine pairs perfectly with red meat dishes, wild boar, lamb, pork roasts and medium seasoned – old cheeses.

 

Wine and food pairing: pecorino cheeses

Wine and food pairing: meat dishes

Wine and food pairing: goulash

Additional information

Weight1.2 kg
Description

Marzemino grapes 95% with 5% Merlot and Cabernet Sauvignon.

The grapes are picked by hand the second half of September.

The grapes are dried out in the winery until December.

The process of removing the grapes from the stems and crushing the grapes takes place.

Alcoholic fermentation on the skins occurs in controlled temperature.

After the malolactic fermentation the wine undergoes wood aging for 15 months in new barrique.

After the bottling the wine must spends 3 months in the bottle before release.

Wine & Food

Meat dishes, game, steak, lamb meat, pecorino cheese, young and old cheeses.

Specifications

Appellation: DOCG
Vintage: 2018
Land: Italy
Regio: Veneto
Content: 750 ml
How to serve: 18˚C
Alcohol content: 14,5%

How to keep

This wine permits aging for about 15 years. Store in a dark and cool place, keeping the bottle in a horizontal position.

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