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Furore Bianco Fiorduva 2019 – Marisa Cuomo

Furore Bianco Fiorduva 2019 - Marisa Cuomo
Written by Piero Pardini

Wine: Furore Bianco Fiorduva
Varietal composition: Phenyl 30%, Ginestra 30%, Ripoli 40%.
Denomination: D.O.C. Costa d’Amalfi sub-area Furore.
Alcoholic strength: 14.5% vol.
Vintage: 2019.
Production area: Furore (Salerno) and neighboring municipalities.
Nature of the soil: dolomitic-limestone rocks.
Altitude: coastal terraces 200 – 550 meters above sea level.
Vineyard: cultivated with organic fertilization and integrated SQNPI certified phytosanitary defense. Weeding by hand and several times without the use of pesticides.
Average age of vines: prephylloxera strains grown for a third in vertical dry macerines with at least 60 years.
Training system: pergola and / or atypical rays, espalier.
Growing density: 5,000 – 7,000 vines per hectare.
Production: 60 hl / ha.
Harvest period: third decade of October, manual harvesting.
Vinification: the overripe grapes are harvested manually and arrive in the cellar intact. After soft pressing, the free-run must, after cold static clarification and inoculation of selected yeasts, ferments at a temperature of 12° C for about three months in oak barriques.
Serving temperature: 12°-14° C.

Tasting Notes
Crystal-clear sample, with a very lively straw yellow color with consistent golden reflections.
The sample opens its wide and well-defined range of perfumes with hints of fresh flowers such as acacia, artemisia and jasmine; the nose is then delighted by important and fresh fruity notes of passion fruit, yellow melon, exotic fruit and a hint of ripe apricot. Hints of salty, spicy notes of cinnamon and vanilla and notes of Mediterranean scrub complete the olfactory examination.
The taste is soft, dense, it is characterized by a long, almost infinite, aromatic persistence. In the finish citrus notes remain, which invite you to repeat the tasting.
An iconic wine of the Campania wine scene.


Marisa Cuomo
Via G.B. Lama, 16/18
84010 Furore (SA)
Phone +39 089 830348

About the author

Piero Pardini

Founder and editor of "The Wolf Post", Italian based International digital wine platform.
Freelance Journalist.
Wine critic and Sommelier.
He has also written about sports and technology for some specialized magazines.
Co-author of the authorized biography "Gianni Clerici - The writer, the poet the journalist", Le Lettere, Firenze.

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