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Tocai Fruilano



White grape, yet nebulous origins, the Perusini (1935) believed to have been imported from Hungary in Veneto and Friuli, but has no similarity with the grapes of that region. The Dalmasso (1937) cited documents attesting to the cultivation of a variety called "Tocai" in the Veneto region, dating back to 1771. The latest research identified it with the Sauvignonasse , a vine that has now disappeared in France, but present in significant quantities in Chile synonyms are used Tocai Bianco, Tocai Italian, Trebbianello, Cinquien, Sauvignon Vert, Sauvignon, Malaga, Doux Blanc, Sauvignon coarse grains, Sauvignon de la Corrèze. It is still wrongly confused with Tokay, which is the name of a Hungarian wine. Follows, by region, a list of all DOC is allowed where the use of this vine and a selection of producers who use it in one of their wines.



Wine regions

Follows, by region, a list of all DOC is allowed where the use of this vine.


Bagnoli Bagnoli di Sopra or - 20 to 60%

White Custoza - 5 to 30%

Berici Hills - 90% to 100% ("Tocai Italico)

Hills Hills - 20 to 40% ("White"), 90% to 100% (Tocai Friulano)

Lison-Pramaggiore - 90% to 100% ("Tocai Italico)

Merlara - 50 ÷ 70% ("White"), 85% to 100% ("Tocai")

Vini del Piave Piave or - 95% to 100% ("Tocai Italico)

Friuli Venezia Giulia

Colli Orientali del Friuli - 85% to 100% (Tocai Friulano)

Collio and Collio Gorizia - 100% (Tocai Friulano)

Friuli Annia - 90% to 100% (Tocai Friulano)

Friuli Aquileia - 90% to 100% (Tocai Friulano)

Friuli Grave - 100% (Tocai Friulano)

Friuli Isonzo or Isonzo del Friuli - 100% (Tocai Friulano)

Friuli Latisana - 90% to 100% (Tocai Friulano)


Garda and Garda Classico - 85% to 100% ("Tocai")

Garda Colli Mantovani - 85% to 100% ("Tocai Italico)

S. Martino della Battaglia - 80% to 100%


Viticulture and winemaking


Its leaf is medium to large, orbicular or pentagonal, three-lobed, medium cluster, a truncated pyramid, rather compact, with two wings, one of which is sometimes very pronounced, medium berry, nodular skin covered with yellow-green bloom. It 's a very productive variety and constant suffering moisture, is susceptible to bunch rot, at Esca, a downy mildew and powdery mildew. It is cultivated mainly Guyot, Casarsa and Cordon.   









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