||Middle of October.
||It is spread mainly in the Eastern Hills of Friuli.
||Tazzelenghe is a black-skinned wine grape variety native to Friuli-Venezia, in the far northeast of Italy. The name Tazzelenghe means "tongue cutting" in the Friulian dialect, and is merited by the variety's strong, mouth-puckering tannins and acids. The variety was widely planted in the last century throughout Friuli, but has been largely forgotten since.
||Leaf: medium, trilobata, upper green leaf.
Bunch: medium, truncated, often wormy.
Acino: medium large, spherical; Intense, subtle, but strong blue-violet skin.
||The wine obtained from the tazzelenghe grape is ruby red, intense. On the palate it is dry, salty, tannic, bodied.