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Famiglia Castagnedi's Télos il Bianco

We tasted for you Famiglia Castagnedi's Télos il Bianco.

di Giovanna Romeo

Scheda tecnica

  • Name: Télos il Bianco
  • Color: White
  • Year of production: 2017
  • Price: 18,00€
  • Annual production: 35.000 bottles
  • Denomination: Veneto IGT
  • Aging: Vinification and aging in steel for a total of about 9 months
  • Grapes: Garganega 80% - Chardonnay 20%

The Télos project of Famiglia Castagnedi was born in 2010 from the need to be able to enjoy a glass of wine that reflected sustainability, was vegan and free of added sulphites. The starting point was the continuous research that the company has done from an agronomic point of view, experimenting with everything that was increasingly in synergy with environmental choices. For Famiglia Castagnedi, the experience was born right in the vineyard, it is fueled by curiosity, by an interest constantly addressed to the quality underlying the need to prepare the vineyard in the best possible way. Agricultural practices that look to the custody and development of the territory, focusing on the future DNA of wine, benefiting from fermentations conducted at controlled temperatures without the addition of sulphites. The wine is structured powered by its own fine lees, enriched with mannoproteins that strengthen the texture and thicken the taste.
So what is Télos Il Bianco? It is the manual harvest of Garganega and Chardonnay, respectively for 80 and 20%, from vineyards located in the municipality of Colognola ai Colli - in the province of Verona -; it is the purity of the vinification in steel tanks, it is the integrity of the fruit in an incredibly fresh olfactory breadth, referring to a short aging carried out in the same containers.
Tropical notes, pineapple and lychee, fresh vegetable of mother grass, elderflower, broom and lime, finally citrus, invade the nose and palate, combining the Soave terroir. In the mouth it is pure minerality, the sapidity of volcanic soils of which you can almost taste nature. A modern expression of the seed of the earth, respectful of geography intended as a union of microclimate and subsoil, it is a great white that combines pleasure, well-being and the satisfaction of those who choose it.
Excellent as an aperitif, excellent paired with seafood first courses.


Company Profile

FAMIGLIA CASTAGNEDI (owner of the Tenuta Sant’Antonio, TÉLOS e SCAIA brands) was established in 1995 as a dream of the four Castagnedi brothers who, coming from generations of winegrowers, were committed to making iconic wines guided by research, experience and passion, giving a new interpretation to terroirs that encompass true milestones of the Veneto, Italian and worldwide winemaking tradition. Valpolicella DOC and Soave DOC.  Located on the beautiful hillsides of Colognola ai Colli, the Estate is an ambitious and constantly evolving business project that has always set rigorous quality as the backbone of production, continually pushing the boundaries of innovation to promote sustainability and excellence. Three brands are produced, Tenuta Sant'Antonio, Scaia and Télos, capable of astounding with labels ranging from Amarone to Soave and Valpolicella. Through them, the family expresses its vision of viticulture, creating each bottle in a unique way and applying the painstaking care of craftsmanship to a production that will captivate consumers worldwide.

Tenuta Sant'Antonio - Famiglia Castagnedi
Via Monti Garbi, Loc. San Briccio Mezzane di Sotto, VR IT
+39 045 765 0383