Tordiruta Verdicchio dei Castelli di Jesi DOC Passito Moncaro 50cl

Winner of the Passito Trophy and Gold Medal at the IWC 2015.

Truly sensational dessert wine from Moncaro. Made from Verdicchio grapes grown in their Novali vineyard at Castelplanio.

The grapes were late harvested then pre-dried on trays in the sun for ten weeks before being fermented and matured in oak barrels for twelve months.

Please note this is a 50cl bottle.

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"Dense, brilliant gold-yellow in colour. A superbly aromatic bouquet of remarkable intensity and length. Prominent notes of candied citrus, tropical fruit and mature floral and spicy aromas. Richly savoury on the palate exhibiting candied even caramelized fruit and spices thanks for the careful cask ageing. Smooth, perfectly balanced and exceptional harmony. Perfect for ageing."

Country and Region: Italy,Marche

Classification: DOC

Producer: Moncaro

Wine Style: Dessert

Grape Varieties : Verdicchio

Vinification: The Southeast, Southwest and Northwest facing Verdicchio vineyards for Tordiruta are located in Castelplanio in the Piagge Novali area. The vines are aged from 7 to 35 years old and are grown on deep and rocky, predominantly Plio-Pleistocene and Miocene sands and clay, with some limestone soil. The grapes are harvested late when over-ripe. The clusters are picked by hand and the best quality are placed to dry on reed mats for 3 months undergoing the ‘Noble Rot’ process. After this period, the must ferments for about a month in oak barriques and then matures in barrique for 12 before bottling. The wine then spends a further year in bottle before release.

ABV: 13.5%

Closure: Natural Cork

Note: Tordiruta was chosen to pair with dessert at the Nobel Prize Gala dinner held in Stockholm on Saturday 10th December 2016. 1,450 distinguished guests, the Swedish Royal Family, Heads of State and the Nobel prize winners attended the glamorous event. The wines were chosen by the famous Swedish Chef Sayan Isaksson as well as Pastry Chef Daniel Roos. “Our bottles at the Nobel dinner are a credit to the entire wine production of the Marche region and whole Italy” – said Moncaro’s President Doriano Marchetti. Bob Dylan really missed out…. Tordiruta was also the Winner of the Passito Trophy and Gold Medal at the IWC '15.

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Location Le Marche, Italy
Winery Moncaro
Winery status Large quality co-op winery
Annual production Tiny
Grapes Verdicchio
Product awards Winner of the Passito Trophy and Gold Medal at the IWC 2015. 5 Grappoli (top rating) Duemilavini, Italy 3 Stars (top rating) I Vini di Veronelli
Gold Medals
Style Full, sweet, complex and very long finish
ABV 13.5
Bottle Size 50cl
Vintage 2008
Percentage score 93
Sulphite level Medium Low
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