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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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white wines

Appearance: lustrous straw yellow.
Nose: confident, assertive,
typically floral aromatics.
Palate: dry, holds together well,
appealing hint of bitterness.

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Pinot grigio

D.O.C. Friuli Colli Orientali

The variety, which originates from a bud mutation of Pinot Nero, prefers cool climates and has been firmly established in the hills of Friuli. The cylindrical cluster is tightly packed and the berries are sometimes squeezed so hard they burst.

VARIETY
pinot grigio 100%
POSITION
80-160 m a.s.l., east south-east facing on Eocene marl and sandstone hillslopes
YEAR PLANTED
1977 / 1978 / 1995
FIRST VINTAGE
1985
VINEYARD MGMT.
grassed
PEST CONTROL
integrated low environmental impact
TRAINING SYSTEM
modified double-arched cane and guyot
PLANTING DENSITY
3.000 - 5.500 vines/ha
HARVEST METHOD
by hand in small cases with bunch selection
WINEMAKING METHOD
off the skins with softcrushing and fermentation in steel at 18° C
MATURATION
7 months on the fine less in steel tanks and 1 month in bottle before release