Wine Profile

Variety   Chardonnay

Vintage   2018

Denomination   D.O.P. Friuli Isonzo Chardonnay

Alcohol (%vol.)   13,5 % vol.

Residual sugar   Dry

Terroir   Stony gravel plan with reddish clay rich in iron oxide and aluminium.

Grape   100 % Chardonnay

Training System   Guyot

Pest Control   Low environmental impact integrated pest management

Yields   15400 lb/ha

Harvest Period   Mid 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 stainless steel tanks for ten months. Bottled wine is aged in temperature-controlled binning cellars for further ten months.

Tasting Notes

Colour   Bright yellow with lemon and grassy highlight.

On the nose   Tropical fruit notes as Banana and pineapple with a soft Smokey and white flowers give enrich the perfumes. In the glass it ends with a fine citrusy an spicy vanilla scents.

On the palate   The freshness and the sapidity are the first sensors on the palate wich match the visual notes. It also brings back the olfactory notes with the citrusy and vanille scents, wich are very elegant on the palate.

Food pairing   It works very well with fish dishes, for example the “Boreto alla Graisana”

Serving temperature   Should be served at 12° C.

Wine Profile

Vintage 2017

Designation D.O.P. Friuli Isonzo Chardonnay

Alcohol (% vol.) 13,5% vol.

Residual sugar Dry

Terroir Stony gravel plain with reddish clay rich in iron oxide and aluminium. Well ventilated site, dry, not warm.

Grape 100% Chardonnay

Training system Guyot

Pest control
Low environmental impact integrated pest management

Yields 15.400 lb/ha

Harvest period Mid-September

Harvest method Manual, in small crates

Vinification The grapes are gently destemmed and lightly crushed. Fermentation with hyper-oxygenation of the must in temperature controlled stainless steel tanks (15- 18°C.).

Ageing After fermentation, the wine settles on lees in stainless steel tanks for ten months. Bottled wine is aged in temperature-controlled binning cellars for further ten months.

Tasting Notes

Appearance Blazing, bright wine with a winning straw yellow colour with sudden greenish reflections.

Nose Accurate, fruity (exotic fruit, peach) with a sweet floral touch (lime) well blended. Delicate mineral and spicy memories (white pepper).

Palate Appreciated for its balanced fresh savoury structure and for a fruity memory matching perfectly to the olfactive one. Round and beautiful finish.

Serving suggestions Although dedicated to meat dishes of farmyard animals or beef but also horse meat, it is a wine for the whole meal.

Serving temperature With its strong personality and characteristics can be combined with shellfish, molluscs and sea starters. Also, ideal with delicate soft cheese, perhaps even flowered crust cheese. Best served at 13°C

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