the local dialect as “Derthona”, the Colli
DOC of Piemonte
is located around the town of Tortona,
the eastern most part of Piemonte. Timorasso
an ancient native white varietal that was virtually extinct,
but it was revived by the renowned winemaker Walter Massa in
from 100% Timorasso
calcareous vineyards. After temperature controlled fermentation, the wine is
aged on the lees for 12 months in pressure controlled stainless steel tanks,
in the bottle for further 12 months before release.
phenomenal white has a golden yellow straw color.
is complex with aromas of ripe yellow peaches, citrus, and mineral notes. It
has flavors of stone and tropical fruits,
hints of wildflowers,
a lingering finish. Pair it
white meat, bitter greens salads,
and vegetable pasta.