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26-05-2017
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Torcolato

Appellation: Torcolato DOC Breganze
Grape variety: 100% Vespaiolo
Origin: the name refers to the twisting of the grape bunches when they are hung up to dry
Altitude: between 300 and 350 m
Exposure: a single hillside vineyard facing south west
Soil type: originally basalt, well structured and rich in minerals
Vineyard surface area: 0.7 hectares
Training system: double-arched cane system
Planting density per hectare: 3500
Grape production per hectare: 5 tonnes
Harvesting period: the grapes are harvested a little earlier to ensure the grapes remain healthy during the drying procedure. Extreme care is taken during harvesting with the grapes being laid out in a single layer is small boxes.
Vinification: the semi-dried grapes are softly pressed and the must, which is rich in sugar and extracts, is fermented at low temperature.
Maturation and finishing: the majority of the wine in finished in stainless steel, while a smaller part is left to mature and evolve in small wooden barrels.
Alcohol developed: 16% vol.
Organoleptic description: a wine made from semi-dried grapes, presents a deep golden yellow colour with amber hues. The nose immediately identifies this as a rich, powerful wine made from semi-dried grapes; intense, rich aromas range from acacia and chestnut honey to dried apricot, raisins and figs.
Serving Temperature: 8-10°C
Matching with food: goes outstandingly well with pastries, but also with blue cheeses and foie gras.

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TRANSIT farm works exclusively the grapes from their own vineyards collected in a hilly area from the volcanic soil.

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Surroundings

TRANSIT farm is situated in Fara Vicentino in the D.O.C. Breganze hills. It covers a total surface area of 20 hectares, 10 of which are under vine, 8 dedicated to horse breeding and 2 to olive groves. These form the backdrop to an old-fashioned farmhouse, restored to its original splendour with complete respect for tradition, in whose cellars the most highly prized wines are aged.

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Società Agricola S.S. TRANSIT FARM +39 347 4845958 (Lara) 83 P. Iva : 03431770241 via Zucchi 7, Fara Vicentino (Vi), 36030