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Foglia Tonda

Foglia Tonda is an indigenous grape variety from Tuscany, Italy. Once a popular variety, it is now very rare, with only small amounts of the grape in production. Despite its rarity, Foglia Tonda is an important part of Tuscany’s wine culture, and is making a comeback in recent years.

Colour, Aromas and Taste Profile

Foglia Tonda is a white variety, with medium-sized berries. It produces wines that are deep colored, with fresh aromas.

Fresh Foglia Tonda grapes on the vine

Regional Features & Food Pairings

Foglia Tonda is mainly found in the Chianti and Montalcino region of Tuscany, where it has been cultivated for centuries. Foglia Tonda is known for its pigmentation value as a grape, therefore, it is mainly used in blend, but can also be used to make varietal wines. Foglia Tonda wines are pleasant and delicate, and best enjoyed young. They are commonly blended with Sangiovese, to add color and depth. Foglia Tonda wines are light and refreshing, so they pair well with light dishes, such as salads, fish and seafood. They are also a good choice for aperitifs and desserts.

Foods to pair with Foglia Tonda:

Salad
Fish
Asian food
Light meat
Aperitif
Fun Fact about Foglia Tonda
Foglia Tonda has a long history of cultivation. Its name translates to “round leaf”, referring to its distinctive lobed leaf shape.

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Podere Il Castellaccio Valénte is a distinguished wine crafted by the renowned Podere Il Castellaccio estate, situated in the heart of Italy's prestigious wine region. This exquisite wine is a testament to the appellation's unique terroir, characterized by its ideal climate and fertile soils, perfect for vine cultivation. The vineyards, meticulously maintained, benefit from sustainable practices, ensuring the highest quality of grapes. The winemaking process, overseen by expert vintners, combines traditional techniques with modern technology, resulting in a wine that embodies the essence of the region.
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