TYPE OF WINE: White, dry, Sauvignon Friuli Grave
GRAPE VARIETIES: Monovarietal Sauvignon
ZONE OF PRODUCTION: Fraz. Risano, Pavia di Udine (UD), Italy
SOIL: Moderately loose-packed, with patches of gravel
COLOUR: Straw yellow with soft, greenish tinges.
AROMA: Good complexity and intensity, with the typical aroma of tomato leaf, nettle, sage and yellow bell pepper.
TASTE: Dry, excellent body and aromatic length.
PAIRING: We recommend pairing it with vegetable soups, especially creamed soups, fish souffl's and flans, dishes based on eggs and asparagus. Also excellent with cured meats.
SERVE: At the temperature of +12° to +13°C . Uncork just before serving.
CONSUMPTION AND AGEING POTENTIAL: Ideal when consumed young. If stored well, its personality improves and it can age for 3 - 4 years.
TRAINING SYSTEM: Single Guyot with 4,000 vines per hectare with a low bud load to obtain a production that is more concentrated and less productive.
YIELD PER HECTARE: 90 quintals of grapes per hectare.
VINIFICATION: Brief grape maceration at +8°C followed by soft crushing.
MUST TO FRUIT RATIO: 68%.
FERMENTATION: In stainless steel vats for 18 days at a controlled temperature of +14° to +20°C .
AGEING: Stored in the cellar at a constant temperature of +12 °C , stabilised in refrigeration rooms until bottling.