Wine Profile

Vintage 2017

Denomination D.O.P. Friuli Isonzo 2017

Alcohol (% vol.) 13,00% vol.

Residual sugar Dry

Terroir Dry and windy site on a stony gravel plain with reddish clay rich in iron oxide and aluminium

Grape 100 % White Pinot from old vineyards

Training system Double arched cane

Pest control Low environmental impact integrated pest management

Yields 15.400 lb/ha

Harvest period Early September

Harvest method Manual, in small crates

Vinification The grapes are gently destemmed and lightly crushed. Fermentation takes place in temperature-controlled stainless steel tanks (15/18°C).

Ageing After fermentation, the wine settles on lees in the stainless steel tanks, fining for twelve months.

Tasting notes

Appearance Pale straw yellow with gentle greenish reflections; very bright and clear.

Nose Good intensity with floral white flowers notes (hawthorn and a touch of linden) and fresh fruits (apple and pear). Enriched than with mineral, spicy and elusive shades of bread crust.

Palate Sound structure and good balance; fruity notes expand, at the back of the nose, remaining always pleasant and elegant.

Serving suggestions Fish and Crustaceans are recommended as well as dishes with a mild sweet proneness (some mild soft cheese, any pumpkin culinary delight, plum dumplings).

Serving temperature Enchanting wine, noble; elegance and refined balance denoting its particular characteristics. Aristocratic, deep but at the same time delicate. To enjoy with noble sh in mild and full flavoured cooking, with optimum drinking temperature between 11 and 13 ° C.

Wine Profile

Vintage 2016

Denomination D.O.P. Friuli Isonzo 2016

Alcohol (% vol.) 13,00% vol.

Residual sugar Dry

Terroir Dry and windy site on a stony gravel plain with reddish clay rich in iron oxide and aluminium

Grape 100 % White Pinot from old vineyards

Training system Double arched cane

Pest control Low environmental impact integrated pest management

Yields 15.400 lb/ha

Harvest period Early September

Harvest method Manual, in small crates

Vinification The grapes are gently destemmed and lightly crushed. Fermentation takes place in temperature-controlled stainless steel tanks (15/18°C).

Ageing After fermentation, the wine settles on the lees in the stainless steel tanks, fining for twelve months.

Tasting notes

Appearance Pale straw yellow with nice greenish reflections; very bright and clear.

Nose Aroma of good intensity, presents floral (hawthorn and then lime blossom) and fruity sensations (at first pear, banana and then intricate but gentle tropical fruits), accompanied by an initial well-balanced smoky finish. Clear tones of citrus and dried aromatic herbs (Melissa).

Palate Good structure. Stands out for its freshness, flavour, generous body, ideal balance and convincing correspondence nose-palate. Persistent.

Serving suggestions Fish and Crustaceans are recommended as well as dishes with a mild sweet proneness (some mild soft cheese, any pumpkin culinary delight, plum dumplings).

Serving temperature “Best served fresh, not cold, ideally at 14° C.

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