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Appellation: Friuli Colli Orientali DOC

Grapes: 100% Verduzzo Friulano

Production Area: Colli Orientali (Friuli Venezia Giulia)

Harvest: Last 10 days in September

Type of Soil: Ponca: soils formed by layered and crumbling marl and sandstone of Eocene origin.

Vine training: Double Arched cane

Plat density: 3,500 vines/ha

Grape drying (appassimento): After a slight drying on the vine, the grapes continue to partially dry in plastic crates until the end of October.

Winemaking: After soft pressing of the grapes, the must ferments for 2-3 days in steel and in French oak barriques for a further 4 months

Maturing and Ageing: 6-8 months in French oak barriques; further ageing in the bottle.

Ageing potential: 10 years

Alcohol: 13.0% vol*

(* Depending on the year, the analytical values may vary slightly)


TASTING NOTES: A traditional wine with just the right sweetness, it is fresh and fragrant with notes of dried apricot, acacia honey and sage.

DOMINANT NOTES: Dried apricot, Acacia honey, Sage

PAIRINGS: Typical, traditional Friulian cakes and pastries such as Gubana and Strucchi from Cividale.



5.1 g/l acidity

120 g/l residual sugar

28 g/l dry extract

Zorzettig, Verduzzo Passito Friuli Colli Orientali DOC, 2019

SKU: 12740_2019
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