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Verduzzo

Verduzzo is an Italian white grape variety that has been grown in the Friuli-Venezia Giulia region for centuries.

Colour, Aromas and Taste Profile

Verduzzo is a yellow-green grape variety that produces wines with fragrant aromas of apricot, honey and white flowers. It is a medium-bodied dry wine with a moderate acidity, flavours of ripe stone fruits, tangerine and hints of spice.

Fresh Verduzzo grapes on the vine

Regional Features & Food Pairings

Verduzzo is mainly grown in the northeast Italian region of Friuli-Venezia Giulia, where it is used in the production of a variety of styles of wine. Verduzzo is a vigorous variety, andit is best suited for well-exposed hillsides. The wines can be made in a variety of styles, from light, fruity and floral wines to more full-bodied, oaked styles. Verduzzo is used to produce a variety of styles of wine in the Friuli-Venezia Giulia region. The most common styles are dry and sweet wines, with dry wines being the most popular. The dry wines are characterized by their fragrant aromas, medium body and moderate acidity. Sweet wines from this variety are characterized by their intense aromas of ripe stone fruits and honey, as well as a smooth and balanced taste. Verduzzo pairs well with a variety of dishes, from light seafood dishes to richer meats and cheeses. Its light body and moderate acidity make it a great pairing for a variety of dishes, from light salads and grilled fish to creamy risottos and roasted meats.

Foods to pair with Verduzzo:

Pasta
Fish
Light meat
Salad
Fun Fact about Verduzzo
Verduzzo was first mentioned in a banquet held on 6th June 1409 in honour of Pope Gregory XII.

Top Wines with Verduzzo

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Masi Masianco

Masi

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Masi Masianco is a white wine produced by Masi Agricola, a renowned winery in the Veneto region of Italy. The wine is made of Pinot Grigio and Verduzzo grapes, grown in the vineyards of Friuli. The unique soil composition and microclimate of the region impart a distinct character to the wine. The grapes are harvested by hand and undergo a gentle pressing to extract the juice. The wine is then fermented in stainless steel tanks at controlled temperatures to preserve its freshness and fruitiness. Masi Masianco is a crisp and refreshing wine with a delicate aroma of white flowers and citrus fruits. It is an excellent pairing for seafood, salads, and light pasta dishes.
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Klinec Verduc Natural

Klinec

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Klinec Medana Brda Verduc is an extraordinary wine produced by Klinec winery in the Brda region of Slovenia. Made from 100% Verduzzo grapes, this wine is organically produced, showcasing the winery's commitment to sustainable and eco-friendly practices. After fermentation, it undergoes a unique aging process on the lees for 6 years in Acacia and Mulberry casks. This extended aging imparts complexity and depth to the wine. The result is a rich and aromatic wine with flavors of honey, dried fruits, and a subtle herbal note. The wine has a full-bodied and velvety texture, making it a true delight for wine enthusiasts seeking a unique and exceptional experience.
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Quiche And Savoury Tart
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Ronchi di Cialla Verduzzo di Cialla

Ronchi di Cialla

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Ronchi di Cialla Verduzzo di Cialla is meticulously crafted from hand-harvested Verduzzo grapes in Italy's Friuli-Venezia Giulia region. After gentle pressing, the juice undergoes fermentation in temperature-controlled stainless steel tanks to preserve its fresh aromas. It hten ages on lees or in oak barrels for added complexity. Bottled with precision, the wine matures before release, showcasing vibrant fruit flavors, nuanced aromatics, and the unique terroir of Ronchi di Cialla vineyards. This process results in a Verduzzo di Cialla that's a true expression of Friulian winemaking tradition, offering elegance and character in every sip.
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