Nectar of Tamburino Passito Custoza DOC 2016 from Cantina Tamburino Sardo - Buy now on InstaWinery Vini Online

Nectar of Tamburino Passito Custoza DOC 2016

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Tamburino Sardo
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Dessert Wine
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Denomination and Grapes
Cortese, Custoza, Garganega, Malvasia, Tocai, Trebbiano di Soave
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0,75 Litres
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14% vol
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Service temperature
12 / 15 ° C
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Dessert, Aged Cheese

Tasting Note

The "Passito di Custoza", is identified by its valuable quality: it is obtained from selected grapes Trebbiano, Garganega, Tocai, Malvasia, Cortese, Manzoni crossing. The harvest is late (October) from the most suitable vineyards, after a selection of the most sparse and mature bunches. The colore of the wine is golden yellow, with an intense and fruity aroma. The flavor sweet or sweet, velvety, harmonious, with a slightly aromatic body.

Tasting Guide

Il Dessert Wine it can be used at different service temperature possibilities, depending on the characteristics to be enhanced. The passito wines are characterized by a high alcohol content and a high degree of sugars. If you want to enhance their sweet and alcoholic component, we recommend a temperature between 14 and 18 degrees, in order to release i scents he more intense aromas. On the contrary with a lower temperature, between 10 and 14 degrees, you manage to enhance the side young and fresh of these particular wines, in order to make them less aggressive and more pleasant for all palates.

Recommended pairings

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Il Dessert Wine has a very wide range of pairings, which perfectly match its flavor sugary e aromatic, as dessert e sweet dishes, to those by contrast that balance theexcessive sweetness, By savory cheese snacks. The classic combination is the one with the small pastry dry sweets, better if based on almonds, pistachio or shortbread, also perfect dried fruit tarts o candied. Excellent as an accompaniment to classic traditional desserts: the scents of this wine go perfectly with Nougat, Amaretti biscuits, Neapolitan pastries or rum baba.

The Azienda Agricola Tamburino Sardo, founded in 1968 by Adriano Fasoli is now managed together with his two sons Stefano and Giuliano. It is located on the hills of Custoza, at the highest point, known as the Tamburino Sardo hill. The name derives from a page in the history of Italian Independence of 1848-1866 mentioned by De Amicis in his book “Cuore”. For 50 years the Fasoli family has been producing quality and local wines ranging from Custoza to Bardolino and thanks to a joint venture of love, also Valpolicella Superiore, Ripasso and Amarone. The founder of the company, Adriano has been working in the vineyard since he was a boy as it used to be in the past. He passed on his passion, his seriousness and above all his technical skills in the vineyard and in the cellar to his children and is still at their side in the management of this big-hearted company. From the cellar on some sunny days you can enjoy a unique view that extends from Valpolicella to the Apennines. The vineyards are located around the production building, with a south-east and south-west orientation. The varieties that are grown are those typical of Custoza such as Trebbiano, Garganega, Tocai, Cortese, Riesling, together with Corvina and Rondinella for the production of Bardolino Doc and Bardolino Chiaretto Doc and some international grape varieties such as Pinot Grigio, Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot. For the wines of Valpolicella instead in Marano, Corvina, Corvinone, Rondinella and Molinara are planted. The forms of planting of the vine (spurred cordon and the classic Veronese pergola) all enjoy a particular exposure to the sun and the harvest is handled directly by the Fasoli family and is strictly by hand, with at least three selective passages according to the climate and maturation. of grapes.


Map of Italy in the Veneto wine region

Il Veneto is the region that produces the most wines in Italy, has a very large and varied wine area, for this series of reasons it is possible to find numerous types of vines. The territory is made up of mountainous and hilly areas, their presence allows the region to have significant thermal excursions between winter and summer. THE Venetian wines they have a reputation by now international and are considered an Italian excellence by every expert in the sector, the most important and recognized are: Amarone, Recioto, Prosecco, Soave, Bardolino and Valpolicella. The main reason for the great success of the region is due to its native vines, the most famous: Trebbiano di Soave, Garganega, White berry Prosecco, Molinara, croaker, Rondinella and the Raboso. In our online wine shop the most important and sought after bottles of the region are available.

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