Classic aromas of Teroldego are: Black Cherry, Black Plum, Raspberry Jam and Raisins
Teroldego is a red grape from north-eastern Italy. It the grandchild of Pinot and also a sibling to Syrah. Not only that but it is the parent of Lagrein and Marzemino – two other grapes of significance in northern Italy.
The best wines are found in the region of Trentino where it has been cultivated for centuries. The leading wines are from the specific appellation of Teroldego Rotalino. In total Italy only has 690ha of Teroldego, the major share of the world’s plantings of this grape.
There are small plantings of Teroldego in both California, Australia and Brazil.
Teroldego produces wines that are deep in colour, medium-full bodied and smooth high tannins. Major flavours are from the black fruit spectrum such as cherry, black plums, damson, raisin and raspberry jam.