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Wine Merchant Turton Wines becomes the first to import wines from renowned Italian boutique winery Vitalonga from UmbriaWine merchant Turton Wines has become the first wine merchant to import the renowned range of wines from Vitalonga. This is (January 05, 2011)
The Vitalonga Estate is a boutique vineyard, located in Ficulle on the upper Orvieto hills, where the western border of Umbria meet Tuscany and Lazio. A land where Umbrian-Tuscany-Lazio vine growing traditions have been meeting since the Etrurian and Roman Empires. Their wines are the greatest expression of Italian oenological production and their quality is recognised by the excellent scores given by experts such as Robert Parker (91/100).
A wine produced from a selection of Merlot and Cabernet grapes, aged for six months in small French oak barriques. The Merlot and Cabernet melt, showing their Umbrian soul, that adds character, charm and magic. There is an international taste, made of elegance and balance. The ruby red colour, the wrapping and spicy perfume, the vanilla on your nose embellishes the fruit.
Colour: pronounced ruby red
Fragrance: red fruit, wrapping and spicy, with herb overtones.
Palate: varietal characteristics, fruity with traces of vanilla and spices, finish is softly persistent.
Alcohol by volume: 13.5%
Pairing suggestions: meat dishes, medium matured cheeses, salumi of the Italian tradition; a wine to be drunk at 18° or 15° during summertime.
Terra di Confine
A wine produced from a selection of Montepulciano grapes with some Merlot, aged for twelve months in small French oak barriques. The power of the Montepulciano meets the soft charm of Merlot, revealing together notes of winding intensity. Terra di Confine is a complex, structured and long-lived red wine. A wine which is a full-fledged member in the category of great Italian wines.
Colour : intense deep ruby red
Fragrance : red fruit with light sensation of spices and liquorice
Palate : complex and well-rounded, great structure, soft and elegant, well-balanced tannins, finish is softly persistent
Pairing suggestions : grilled red meat, game, matured cheeses, mushrooms, wild boar sauce; a wine to be drunk at 18° or 15° during summertime.
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