Ricci Terre del Timorasso 2015
Timorasso is an ancient Piedmontese grape variety that was on the verge of extinction in the 1980s. It was carefully revived by Walter Massa of Vigneti Massa and now the yellow-green-skinned Timorasso has enjoyed a resurgence in dry white wine and grappa production.
Wines made from the Timorasso grape variety tend to be full-bodied with good acidity. It is an aromatic variety and can show tropical fruit in some examples and more floral notes in others.
It responds well to oak maturation, which gives the wines a certain complexity, allowing them to age for several years.
Timorasso is native to the Colli Tortonesi region of southeast Piedmont. Here it is produced as a varietal wine and must constitute at least 85 percent of the labeled wine, the balance being made up of Moscato Bianco and Favorita (Vermentino).
The variety has thick skins that protect the grape against both disease and weather.
Colli Tortonesi wines are often labeled as "Derthona", which is the traditional name (in the local dialect) for the town of Tortona, after which the Colli Tortonesi DOC is named. Derthona is also a proposed DOC for Timorasso which would further suggest that this interesting grape variety is gaining attention for its wines.
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