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Inganno Felice 2018 – Fattoria Piccaratico

Inganno Felice 2018 - Fattoria Piccaratico
Written by Piero Pardini

Credits: © Fattoria Piccaratico – Tuscany – Italy

Wine: Inganno Felice
Varietal composition: blend of the best white grapes.
Alcoholic strength: 13% vol.
Vintage: 2018.
Classification: Tuscany I.G.T.
Production area: Vinci (Florence).
Altitude: 40-50 meters above sea level.
Soil: clayey.
Training method: Guyot.
Plant density: 5000 plants per hectare.
Harvesting period: end of August, first ten days of September.
Fermentation temperature: 16°-17° C.
Technical information: the grapes, harvested by hand in crates, are de-stemmed and subjected to soft pressing. Fermentation takes place in stainless steel vats at a controlled temperature. At the end of fermentation, the wine rests on the noble lees for about 20-30 days and is subjected to batonnage every day: this allows the extraction of more intense aromas and the protection of aromas from oxidative processes. The wine is then aged for about 3-5 months in steel and then bottled.

Inganno Felice 2018 - Fattoria Piccaratico

© Ph. Piero Pardini – The Wolf Post

Tasting Notes
Crystalline, straw yellow in color tending to golden, consistent.
Sample with a large and complex bouquet of hints: floral, fruity, fragrant, mineral and herbaceous. Hints of yellow flowers such as calla, broom and yellow rose, fruits such as peach and apricot, hints of citrus, bread crust, flint, cut grass, tomato leaf.
The sample on the sip is fresh, with a good acidic shoulder. Perfectly balanced between its components, it is intense and very persistent with a citrus aftertaste. Quality is fine.
It is recommended in combination with a Catalan of prawns.

Rating
4 Lupetti

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Fattoria Piccaratico
Via Piccaratico, 9
50059 Spicchio – Vinci (FI)
Phone: +39 0571 509143
E-mail: info@fattoriapiccaratico.it
Website: www.fattoriapiccaratico.it

About the author

Piero Pardini

Founder and editor of "The Wolf Post".
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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