DOP Friuli Isonzo Friulano
Friulano, from old vineyards
DOP Friuli Isonzo
Stony gravel plain with reddish clay rich in iron oxide and aluminium.
Double arched cane
Low environmental impact integrated pest management
The grapes are gently destemmed and lightly crushed. Fermentation takes place in temperature-controlled steel tanks (15/18°C).
After fermentation, the wine settles on the lees in stainless steel tanks for ten months. Bottled wine is aged in temperature-controlled binning cellars
Vintage 2018 | Alcohol 13.00% vol
The wine has a silky texture on the eyes, with a pale yellow colour and green highlights enriched by a remarkable brightness.
At first, the perfume are very delicate, than become firmer, they get more complexity and reflect the specific scent from the “Friulano vines”: wild flowers, thyme, yeast, unriped apple and pear; there’s also a very soft apricot and honey with a citrusy finish.
Very firm in the mouth, fresh and savoury, with smooth texture. The olfactory notes are the same as the palate, with a long finish after swallowing the wine.
Very good match with prosciutto, even better if it has some fat, good also with heavy first courses.
To be served at 12°C., to be left in the glass and tasted at 14-15°C.
Vintage 2017 | Alcohol 12.00% vol
Young and delicate at first glance: donating lemon and straw yellow nuances, bright and clear.
Young wine confirmed by fruity aroma (apple, pear in maturation process and also unroasted almond and apricot), herbaceous and delicate balsamicity.
Firm, savoury, but fresh in the mouth. Denotes excellent structure and correct balance, the key of all great wines.
Elegant, precise, typical wine, to be combined with cured meats (primarily raw ham “prosciutto crudo”- look for it with its freshly rosy white fat band), first courses of good intensity (Milanese risotto) mitigating its sweet tendency, fatness / greasiness and spiciness.
Gentle lemon yellow with greenish reflections. Very bright and clear.
Intense, tasteful and elegant, with hints of wild flowers and white ripening fruits (apple and pear), expresses slight aromas of apricot, leaving proper almond notes. Aeration and temperature rise implement the complexity, giving delicate scents of honey and yellow peach, accompanied by mineral notes melting with the good structure of the wine.
Fresh and refined, generous body and balance, it develops typical almond notes from his grapes and soil. Persistent, feelings of soft harmony. Pleasing and convincing correspondence between nose and palate.
Ideal with San Daniele ham and salami, delicious with asparagus and all spring herbs omelet eggs or risotto. Very good matched with pork sauce pasta. Best to serve at 12°C with better expressiveness at 15°C if properly aerated.
4 Stars VINI DA NON PERDERE
Vintage 2015 | Alcohol 13.50% vol
Bright straw yellow with delicate and attractive greenish reflections. Very bright and clear.
Opens gradually with yeasts notes and typical varietal aromas of wildflowers and hawthorn blossom, followed by unripe apple and pear notes, more intense but elegant notes of browned almond and honey.
Fresh and tangy, generous body and balance, it develops the typical almond notes. Persistent, feelings of soft harmony.
Ideal with San Daniele ham and salami, with asparagus and spring herbs in omelet eggs or risotto. Very good with shellfish. Best to serve at 12°C.
5 Star Wine 87/100
Vintage 2014 | Alcohol 13.50% vol
Mid-depth straw yellow with very bright reflections
Delicate apple fruit with a hint of almond and herbs and a touch of vanilla. Fresh and elegant with soft round aromas which reappear on the palate.
Fresh and bone dry, with good structure for the vintage and a mid-length tangy finish.
Ideal with Parma ham and lightly seasoned fish dishes. Serve at 12-13°C to best appreciate the unique character of the wine.
Bright straw yellow with attractive greenish reflections
Opens gradually with typical varietal aromas followed by more intense but elegant and well-defined notes of fruit and aromatic herbs (absinthe).
Fresh and tangy, with generous body. Refreshing citrus development on the palate and a long, concentrated finish with a delicate return of the keynote aromas.
Ideal with salami, hams and light first courses. Best to serve at 12°C.
Diploma di Merito