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Cantine Aperte 2013, Aquila del Torre program: Saturday 25th: - From 10am to 6pm: Cellar tour and special tasting of Friulano Aquila del Torre: 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2011 vintages (only on reservation, reserve your visit at email@example.com). - At 8pm: "Cena con il Vignaiolo...
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. »