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Terredora Di Paolo Greco di Tufo “Loggia della Serra” 2018

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Primary Notes: Apple / Pear Peach, Melon Orange / Mandarin Apple Blossom

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Dryness: Dry

Acidity: Medium

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Origin: Montefusco, Campania, Italy

Maker: Terredora

Grape: Greco di Tufo

Fermentation: Steel Only

Awards: >90 pts

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Serving Temperature: Best enjoyed between 6 - 8 degrees

Asian Food Pairing: Hokkien mee, Oyster omelette, Thai green curry, lemon chicken

Western Food Pairing: Grilled chicken, seafood aglio olio, Alla vongole, mozerrella cheese

Description

Terredora Di Paolo Greco di Tufo  2020


Terredora Di Paolo Greco di Tufo “Loggia della Serra” is the extended name for this bottle. Greco di Tufo is a DOCG of the Campania wine region in southern Italy, responsible for what is arguably the region's most prestigious white wine. Never knew Gold can taste this fruity.
Terredora Greco di Tufo pours a beautiful pale gold reflection into a glass. Enticing scents of spring blossoms, stone fruits and mediterranean waft out of the glass. leading to a rich mouthful of pear, melon and a touch of mandarin and traces of cut hay. It has hints of mineral and white fruits with superb acidity and excellent structure. Terredora di paolo loggia della serra has a full body and structured and loaded with finesse. Vibrant, well balanced with a crisp finish. Drink through 2024

The varietal wines are produced from ancient vines grown on hillside vineyards, many planted on the sides of dormant volcanoes. This assures the grape aromas are not being burned away during the hot summer days. Terredora's vineyards consist of volcanic soils rich in limestone and clay, and enjoy the southern exposure with an excellent microclimate, on windy hills (400-650 meters above sea level).
The grapes are harvested by hand and placed in small baskets with a minimal time span between the removal of the grapes from the stem to the press. A late-ripening, medium-bodied variety from Campania, Greco delivers a relatively high acidity and flaunts an invigorating mineral character alongside fresh citrus, stone fruitand herb flavors. FUN FACT! The name Tufo comes from the soft, volcanic rock found all over in the subsoil of the region where Greco thrives.
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AWARDS & ACCOLADES

Sweet, white-floral perfume and ripe apples make a fresh impression that leads to a succulent, gently tangy finish. Drink or hold.

This wine shows pretty definition and intensity with a slightly wild side that comes forward as wild herb, sage and preserved lemon. The 2018 Greco di Tufo Loggia della Serra has a slightly green note of olive or caper followed by stone fruit, white peach and Golden Delicious apple. The finish is tangy and bright.
- 90 PTS
- 89 PTS