Toffoli Pinot Grigio delle Venezie DOC

 8,95

Recommended by the Dutch wine critic and journalist De Grote Hamersma.

Strong yellow color with green reflections. Intense, fresh, full and ripe fruit. A wine with style. Fresh and tasty in the mouth.

The best white wine appetizer!

Description

The grapes for the wine Pinot Grigio delle Venezie DOC come from the vineyards in Refrontolo. Refrontolo is a small town in the wine production are Conegliano Valdobbiadene.

The prosecco grap “glera” is an important grape variety in this production zone. A small percentage of the vineyards may be used for other grapes, such as Chardonnay, Pinot, Verdiso and Perera.

The slopes are steep and rugged. This means good drainage and healthy grapes. All of the vineyards are south-facing.

The growing conditions are unique thanks to the terrain. Grape growing mus be managed here by hand, therefore the area is largely private-owned by small wineries.

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

The winery aims to produces the best wines in the Conegliano Valdobbiadene area. Yearly 3600 bottles of Pinot Grigio wine are produced. The Pinot Grigio delle Venezie is a new white wine on they list.

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 say-clay.

Characteristics

A wine with a strong yellow colour with green reflections. It has a fruity and intense bouquet with aromas of yellow field flowers, ripe pear and Golden Delicious apple. It is a wine with character and structure to drink when young. Tasty and fresh in the mouth.

The Pinot Grigio delle Venezie DOC is a nice dry white wine. Pinot Grigio is one of the most famous grape varieties.

Some suggestions for food pairings with Toffoli Pinot Grigio delle Venezie DOC

The best pairings for Pinot Grigio are light pasta sauces, vegetables, salades, vegetable-based risotto, asparagus and many fish dishes.

 

Wine and food pairing: insalata caprese

Wine and food pairing: ricotta formaggio

Wine and food pairing: pasta con le verdure

Additional information

Weight1.2 kg
Dimensions10 × 10 × 30 cm
Description

Pinot Grigio grapes.

September is the harvest month. The grapes are picked by hand.

Once the grapes are brought into the winery the bunches are to be destemmed.

After a short maceration he grapes are to be pressed by a temperature controlled pneumatic press machine.

The juice will be separated from the skins, seeds and stems. Before the fermentation process selected yeast will be added for the beginning of the alcoholic fermentation.

Wine aging in stainless steel for a short period to keep the wine fresh, fruity and crisp.

The wines is filtered before bottling.

Wine & Food

Appetizer, antipasti, salades, vegetarian dishes, pasta with vegetables, young cheeses like ricotta and fish dishes.

Specifications

Appellation: DOC
Vintage: 2019
Land: Italy
Region: Veneto
Inhoud: 750 ml fles
Drinktemperatuur: 10˚C
Alcoholpercentage: 12%

How to keep

This wine is best drunk young. The most ideal place for a bottle of rosato wine is dark, cool, and slightly humid, which makes your basement the perfect place for storage.

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