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FRIULANO RIBOLLA GIALLA PIGNOLO REFOSCO DAL PEDUNCOLO ROSSO SCHIOPPETTINO DI PREPOTTO ROSÈ TAZZELENGHE
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white wines

Appearance: brilliant straw yellow.
Nose: broad, assured and
distinctive, delicious
fragrances of soapwort.
Palate: dry, fresh and
confidently full-bodied
with attractive varietal
acidity to offset the
excellent structure.

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Ribolla Gialla

D.O.C. Friuli Colli Orientali

Documented from 1299, Ribolla Gialla may well be Friuli's most ancient vine type. It has been particularly successful on poor, dry, hill-country soil. The clusters and characteristically alabaster yellow berries are large in size.

VARIETY
ribolla gialla 100% (autochthonous)
POSITION
120 m a.s.l., east south-east facing on Eocene marl and sandstone hillslopes
YEAR PLANTED
1976 / 1979
FIRST VINTAGE
1985
VINEYARD MGMT.
grassed
PEST CONTROL
integrated low environmental impact
TRAINING SYSTEM
modified double-arched cane and guyot
PLANTING DENSITY
3.000 vines per hectare
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