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FRIULANO RIBOLLA GIALLA PIGNOLO REFOSCO DAL PEDUNCOLO ROSSO SCHIOPPETTINO DI PREPOTTO ROSÈ TAZZELENGHE
PINOT BIANCO PINOT GRIGIO SAUVIGNON CABERNET MERLOT
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autochthonous

red wines

Appearance: intense ruby red
shading into purple.
Nose: full, pervasive and
fruit-led with notes of
morello cherry, plums,
black pepper and lashings
of delicious espresso coffee.
Palate: dry and full-bodied
with a swath of harmonious
forest fruits preserves,
truffle and aromatic
spice fragrances,
signing off with a
note of tar.

terroir

Pignolo

D.O.C. Friuli Colli Orientali

The Pignolo grape has been known since the 12th century and, like all Friulian varieties, has risked extinction. For us, it is a uniquely characterful wine that unveils its deeply satisfying allure after the long, patient maturation necessary to bring out its charm and elegance.

VARIETY
pignolo 100% (autochthonous)
POSITION
160 m a.s.l., east south-east facing on Eocene marl and sandstone hillslopes
YEAR PLANTED
1984 / 2001
FIRST VINTAGE
1997
VINEYARD MGMT.
grassed
PEST CONTROL
integrated low environmental impact
TRAINING SYSTEM
single guyot
PLANTING DENSITY
5.500 vines per hectare
HARVEST METHOD
by hand in small cases with scrupulous bunch selection
WINEMAKING METHOD
maceration in open wooden barrels with frequent pump-overs for 12 days at a temperature of 25°C
MATURATION
in barriques for 24 months, and then in bottle for 2-3 years about, before release to market