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Fasoli Gino Tre Piume Rosso Bin End

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Description

An approachable easy-drinking Italian red full of tasty berry flavours.

The trio of red varieties used here are Corvina, Cabernet and Merlot (Tre Piume means ‘three feathers’ in Italian). With the excellent skill and light touch of the winemakers at Fasoli Gino, they have produced a very friendly, soft and approachable wine, full of summer berry flavour. Resembling Valpolicella or a good Bardolino, it boasts an elegant bouquet of dark cherry, blackcurrant and damson plum. A supple, easy and approachable red full of tasty berry flavours. Tannins balance the gentle fruit profile perfectly. A great party red or perhaps to accompany lighter lunchtime choices. Can also be served slightly chilled in order to promote its elegant fruit flavours.

Taste

Supple plum and dark cherry

Aroma

Ripe plum

Located in the Soave, Valpolicella and Amarone region of Verona, Italy, Fasoli Gino was founded back in 1925 by Amadio Fasoli. It was then a fruit and vegetable farm that made some wine for local Veronese bars. Fasoli Gino turned to organic viticulture in 1980 and since 1984 all of their land has been farmed organically. Since 2006 the family have also been practising Demeter-certified biodynamics. The business is currently headed by Matteo Fasoli, the third generation to hold the reins here. They continue to apply know-how passed down over generations alongside modern techniques to ensure we produce consistently high-quality wines. Today they use this organic-biodynamic approach as it restores the balance that already exists in nature. By reinforcing the plants and revitalising the soils it encourages the biodiversity the vines need. The Fasoli family are committed to treating their land with the utmost care to ensure its health for future generations. The nature of the land (partly clay and partly a mix of stones and sand), and the favourable microclimate (the wide and sunny valley, protected from the north by the Lessini mountains) make the area particularly suitable for vine growing. Currently the estate cultivates 14 hectares of vineyards divided into seven parts, with the type of land varying from one plot to another. Some of their wines are named after plots they come from, such as Orgno and Calle. The type of land in each plot has helped determine which varieties should be planted. In the clay soil there are 30–40-year-old Garganega vines, traditionally used for Soave wine. Where the soil is stony and sandy, Chardonnay, Merlot and Pinot Noir have been planted. This estate is known for its fantastic organic Soave, Valpolicella, Merlot and Amarone wines.

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