Castel Firmian Riserva Teroldego 2015 Italy
Castel Firmian Riserva Teroldego 2015 is fresh aromatics of plums and baking spice. Savoury and spicy with good creamy depth throughout this seamless, sapid wine. A very complex and handsome glassful. Flavours of plum, cassis, tobacco, with great freshness. Brisk and bright on the finish!
Castel Firmian Riserva Teroldego 2015
On the palate Castel Firmian Riserva Teroldego 2015 it is fresh and elegant, full bodied, displaying subtle notes of barrel ageing. It has a framework of attractive, mature and fine tannins that allow the wine to be enjoyed on release or over a short term cellaring period.
Teroldego is a grape variety indigenous to the valleys of Trentino. Related to several local red grape varieties as well as to Shiraz, it is a premium variety appreciated for its capacity to give deeply coloured, lively flavoursome wines with pleasant tannins.
The Riserva wines produced by the Mezzacorona co-operative are produced using only the best fruit from good vintages. The grapes are grown exclusively in Piana Rotaliana vineyards, their native home.
The grapes are pressed without stems and macerated on the skins. After fermentation the wine is transferred to French oak barrels for 12 months and then matures for a further 12 months before bottling.
Trentino DOC (Denominazione Controllata Origine), in north-eastern Italy, is regarded as one of the best wine regions in the world. At the foot of the Dolomites – the Italian Alps – the grapes benefit from the alpine climate which underpins the refined, balanced bouquet and the aromatic intensity of Castel Firmian wines.
The Castel Firmian label represents the most refined wines in the diverse offering of Mezzacorona, a well-regarded wine producing co-operative. All fruit is handpicked with the best fruit selected to make the Castel Firmian wines.
The Mezzacorona vineyards run from Lake Garda to the foothills of the towering Dolomites. Thanks to a spectrum of microclimates, ranging from Mediterranean to Alpine and profiting from over a century of winemaking experience, Mezzacorona planted vines in the optimal zones for the needs of each varietal, allowing the terroir to bring out the best of the fruit’s aroma and flavours.
$20 – $50
Import Italian Red, Teroldego