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On February 1 Slow Food introduces the 2017 edition of the Slow Wine guide at a tasting event open to professionals. The event includes the presence of 80 producers from listed in the guide, with tasting of their outstanding wines. Join us to taste Aquila del Torre...
The nearby woodlands offer access to the vineyards for the beneficial insects that live there, such as ladybirds, which are of crucial importance as they prey on other insects that harm the vines. »
Soil at Aquila del Torre comprises flysch, alternating strata of 45 million year-old Eocene marls and sandstones. This soil was once at the bottom of the sea and the lagoon. »
The mountain chain of the Julian Alps lies behind the vineyards at Aquila del Torre, providing protection from the cold northerly winds. Warms winds blow constantly from the opposite direction. »
The slope on which the vines stand is considerable so the terraces are single-row only to ensure optimal exposure to sunshine for each plant. Since the grapes receive a uniform amount of sunlight, full ripeness is guaranteed. »