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Furore Bianco Fiorduva 2020 – Marisa Cuomo

Furore Bianco Fiorduva 2020 - Marisa Cuomo
Written by Piero Pardini

Credits: © Piero PardiniThe Wolf Post – TUSCANY – ITALY

Wine: Furore Bianco Fiorduva
Varietal composition: Fenile 30%, Ginestra 30%, Ripoli 40%.
Denomination: DOC Costa d’Amalfi sub-area Furore.
Alcoholic strength: 14.5% vol.
Vintage: 2020.
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, straw yellow in color with evident golden textures, consistent.
On the olfactory examination the bouquet of its scents is very intense, complex and fine. A scent of floral and fruity notes that inebriate the nose, broom flowers, apricots, medlar, melon with clear references to exotic fruit aromas. Notes of Mediterranean scrub: myrtle, oregano and nuances of wild fennel.
In the mouth the wine is perfect, bordering on excellence, perfectly balanced in its parts, it gives an almost infinite persistence of orange blossom and exotic fruit. Supported by a unique freshness and flavor, which sent to a new sip.
An icon wine, certainly among the best white wines on the national scene and beyond. With Fiorduva, Marisa Cuomo confirms the value and high quality of her production, a wine to drink at least once in a lifetime.
It is recommended in combination with structured fish dishes, but also ideal for relaxing moments with friends.


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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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