TYPE OF WINE White, dry, Pinot Grigio Friuli Grave.
GRAPE VARIETIES Monovarietal Pinot grigio.
ZONE OF PRODUCTION Fraz. Risano, Pavia di Udine (UD), Italy.
SOIL Moderately loose-packed, with patches of gravel.
COLOUR Straw yellow with lightly amber-colou - red tinges.
AROMA Fruity and floral, banana, pineapple and wisteria flowers.
TASTE Persistent, excellent body and correct balance.
PAIRING This is the classic fish wine; excellent with risotto and vegetable soups; also pairs well with light white meats and sweet cheeses.
SERVE At the temperature of +11° to +12°C . Uncork just before serving.
CONSUMPTION AND AGEING POTENTIAL Excellent if consumed young. If well stored, its personality is maintained or even improves, even after 2 or 3 years.
TRAINING SYSTEM Guyot with 4,000 vines per hectare, short pruning which limits grape production, making it more complex and structured.
YIELD PER HECTARE 90-100 quintals of grapes per hectare.
VINIFICATION Vinification without the skins through soft crushing and grape conditioning at +10°C
MUST TO FRUIT RATIO 68%.
FERMENTATION In stainless steel tanks for 18 days at a controlled temperature of +18° to +22°C .
AGEING Stored in the cellar at a constant temperature of +12 °C , stabilised in refrigeration rooms until bottling.