Orvieto dry D.O.C.
(Controlled Origin Denomination).
Procanico 40%, Verdello
30%, Grechetto 30%.
The vineyard "Tragugnano"
extends for 13 hectares, facing south at an altitude of about 160/180
meters. Clay soil of medium consistency.
The vineyard includes all the Orvieto wine grape varietys.
Soft pressing, preventive
static purification of must by lowering temperature; deliberately
slow fermentation of clean must under controlled temperature. .
In stainless steel
containers, on fine lees, until end March.
In bottle for two
months in cave.
A notably complex
wine which benefits from several years ageing.
Pale yellow with
natural gold highlights.
Initial sweet, warm
fragrance of wild mustard flower and vanilla;
maturity reveals stronger scents such as mint, sage, thyme and certain
Dry but rounded,
mellow, complex and persistent.
8° - 10° C.
Tragugnano has a
distinct personality, the mellow taste blending well and enhancing
flavours. Suitable as an aperitif and goes well with local regional
dishes: croutons of tomato and basil, fresh "pecorino" and mozzarella
acidity 5.90 g/l, dry extract 18.91 g/l