(2007 Vintage) "Torcolato is made entirely from hand-picked Vespaiola grapes that have been affected by botrytis, a noble rot that adds complexity to this luscious dessert wine. Before fermentation, the grapes are dried for four months in a traditional method that involves winding the bunches around twine and hanging them from the ceiling. These hanging clusters form a twisted rope; thus explaining the wine name "torcolato" which in Venetian dialect loosely tranlates as "twisted."Brilliant gold in color, Torcol...
Wine AdvocateRating: 91/100 - As reviewed in Wine Advocate # 144 on Dec-02
Wine SpectatorRating: 91/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 01/01/04