Cantine Volpi Timorasso Colli Tortonesi "La Zerba" DOC 2021
Cantine Volpi Timorasso Colli Tortonesi "La Zerba" DOC is a captivating white wine that showcases the unique Timorasso grape and the rich terroir of the Colli Tortonesi region in Piedmont, Italy. With its enticing aromas, complex flavors, and impeccable craftsmanship, this wine offers an exceptional drinking experience.
Grape Varietal & Region: This wine is made from the Timorasso grape, an ancient and rare variety that was nearly extinct before being rediscovered and revived in the Colli Tortonesi region. The vineyards are nestled among the hills of Piedmont, benefiting from the region's favorable climate and limestone-rich soils, which contribute to the wine's distinct character.
Taste Profile: Cantine Volpi Timorasso Colli Tortonesi "La Zerba" entices the senses with its expressive aromas and layered flavors. On the nose, it offers enticing notes of ripe stone fruits, such as peach and apricot, along with hints of citrus, white flowers, and a touch of honey. The palate is rewarded with a rich and full-bodied wine, showcasing a harmonious balance of fruitiness, minerality, and a refreshing acidity.
Winemaking Process: The winemaking process for Cantine Volpi Timorasso Colli Tortonesi "La Zerba" is a testament to the winery's commitment to quality and preserving the unique character of the Timorasso grape. The grapes are carefully hand-harvested at optimal ripeness to capture their vibrant flavors. After gentle pressing, the juice undergoes a slow and controlled fermentation in stainless steel tanks, preserving the grape's inherent aromas and freshness. The wine then ages in oak barrels, adding complexity and enhancing its structure before being bottled.
The winemakers at Cantine Volpi are dedicated to preserving the heritage and potential of the Timorasso grape. With a deep understanding of the grape's characteristics and the region's viticultural traditions, they craft wines that reflect the unique terroir of Colli Tortonesi. Their passion and expertise shine through in every bottle, creating wines of exceptional quality and distinction.