Thursday, May 6, 2010

Torraccia Blanc


Vin de Corse Porto Vecchio, on the southeast if the island.

Soil and basement

Granite arenas

Grape variety

Predominately Vermentino with a small amount of Ugni Blanc.

Wine making

Direct pressing, then fermentation from indigenous yeast under control of temperatures (from 16 to 20°C).


In tank, then in bottle.

Tasting Note

Color: green gold, pale
Nose: floral and citrus fruits

Mouth: fresh and "vive" attack, then it rounded to hints almond, white peach, long tannin, mineral (flint)

Serving temperature



Chilled as an aperitif or with seafood.


Best drunk within its first 2-3 years.

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