wine of Friuli
Vintage
2015
Name
COLLIO D.O.C.
Grape variety
100% Friulano
Name of vineyard
Pacial
Age of vines
About 10 years
Altitude
260 m a.s.l.
Exposure
South
Soil
Hilly ground, comprising marls and sandstone of Eocene origin, known as "Ponca"
Plant training system
Unilateral Guyot
Vine density
6.000
Harvesting period
Second ten days of September
Harvesting
By hand
Number of bottles produced
7.000
Plant protection management
Integrated pest control with low environmental impact, conversion to organic production
Soil management
Spontaneous grassing and green manuring in autumn
Vinification
Pressing of whole grapes and cold static decanting. Temperature-controlled fermentation in vitrified cement and stainless steel tanks.
Aging
8 months on the lees in cement tanks. No malolactic fermentation
Alcohol/Vol.
14,5°
Maturity peak
2-3 years after harvesting
Duration
5 years or more after harvesting
Serving temperature
14°
Tasting notes
Colour: clear, consistent deep straw yellow. Bouquet: medicinal herbs, lime tree blossom, aromatic herbs, acacia flowers, with elegant notes of peach and pear. Taste: dry, warm, tangy and smooth, with hints of exotic fruit and bitter almonds with a lingering finish.
Pairings
It pairs well with classic dishes, especially with the traditional cuisine of the Friuli and Carnia regions. Seabream baked in foil, tuna tartare, fish soups, "jota" (bean, cabbage and potato soup), San Daniele cured ham and cheeses.