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Terre del Fohn Marzemino

The vineyard is named Terre del Fohn after the "Fohn" which is a warm dry wind that blows down along the leeward side of the mountain.  The micro-climate that's influenced by the "Fohn" gives the vines a fertile terrain for producing grapes with great potential.
    Marzemino is a Trentino native grape that with its excellent quality, occupies a prominent place in the wine growing world of the region.  It’s also mentioned in Mozart’s opera “Don Giovanni”.  The origins of the vine are lost in history but it’s likely that it comes from Marzemin, a village in Carinthia.  In the southern Trentino region Marzemino has found an ideal soil as well as the right climate conditions which convey its unmistakable characteristics that have made it stand out as “Marzemino Gentile” – gentle for its delicate and fine taste. The grapes are harvested in mid-September and fermented on the skins, after which the juice is drawn off and the malolactic fermentation period follows.  The wine is refined in stainless steel vats, then bottled and left to rest before release.  Marzemino is a brilliant ruby red wine with a delicately fruity bouquet.  The taste is dry and pleasingly well balanced.  This is a wine that pairs well with first courses with meat sauces, white meats, poultry, and cheeses.  Because of its fruity notes and medium body, Marzemino can also be enjoyed throughout the entire meal. Serve at room temperature.