Fontana Candida Orvieto 2001
Aroma: Delicate, fresh fruit aromas
Taste: Soft and refined
Production: Cold-fermented in stainless steel with 15% barrique-aged.
Food Suggestions: Serve slightly chilled with full-flavored pasta dishes, chicken or fish, and herbed cheeses.
Alcohol: 12% by volume Fontana Candida Orvieto is fruity and dry, cold fermented and bottled at a newly automated plant that allows 100% of the grapes to be automatically controlled during the entire three-week fermentation process, producing a wine of high quality. Beginning with the 1997 vintage, Fontana Candida Orvieto is featuring a new grape blend with an increase of Grechetto grapes to 10% of the total Orvieto blend, providing more structure and retaining higher quality for a longer time.
For fifty years Fontana Candida has been undisputed protagonist of the diffusion and success of Frascati world-wide. Its main mission has always been the enhancement of this denomination, the true wine patrimony of the Roman land, with an enormous quality potential, partly still to be explored.
The freshness and the personality of the wines of Fontana Candida, products of particularly acclaimed vineyards and outstanding expertise, embody very well the life-style and the richness of history and of traditions typical of the area which they belong to, known and enjoyed throughout the world.