Wine: Pinot Grigio
Appellation: Doc Friuli
IN THE VINEYARD
Grape variety: 100% Pinot Grigio
Vineyard location & soil composition: In the plan with clayey-sandy soil of alluvial origin. The area is constantly ventilated during winter and spring seasons, the temperatures are influenced by the near Isonzo river.
Altitude: 5 meters s.l.m.
Average age of vines: 20 years
Growing system: Sylvoz
Harvest time: the end of August
Harvest method: by machine
IN THE CELLAR
Vinification, fermentation – maturation: highly concentrated, ripe grapes are destemmed and crushed, then a part of them is left on skins maturation under temperature control for 18 hours, later it follows the alcoholic fermentation with selected yeasts at a temperature of 18-20°C. Three weeks after harvest the wine is racked off gross lees and ages on the yeasts, with periodic batonage, until it is bottled in spring harvest the wine is racked off gross lees and ages on the yeasts, with periodic batonage, until it is bottled.
Alcohol: 13% vol
IN THE GLASS
Tasting notes: of golden yellow colour with coppery highlights; full bodied and harmonious, with intense aromas of field flowers and apple; the taste is fresh and persistent
Serving temperature: 10-12° C
Pairing suggestion: excellent as an aperitif, a fine accompaniment to fish starters, delicately flavoured soups and grilled fish