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

Appearance: garnet red with
purplish-ruby highlights.
Nose: heady, with distinct
notes of briary fruit,
raspberries, blueberries
and cypress wood.
A characteristic waft
of green pepper lifts
the elegant palette
of aromatics.
Palate: dry and fresh-tasting
with good structure
and an assertive
personality.

terroir

Schioppettino di Prepotto

D.O.C. Friuli Colli Orientali

The birthplace of Schioppettino is the Judrio river valley in Italy and Slovenia. Schioppettino favours elegance and equilibrium over power yet displays remarkable ageing potential.

VARIETY
schioppettino 100% (autochthonous)
POSITION
90-140 m a.s.l., east south-east facing on Eocene marl and sandstone hillslopes.
YEAR PLANTED
1982 / 2004 / 2005 / 2006
FIRST VINTAGE
1986
VINEYARD MGMT.
grassed
PEST CONTROL
integrated low environmental impact
TRAINING SYSTEM
modified double-arched cane and guyot
PLANTING DENSITY
3.000 - 7.000 vines/ha
HARVEST METHOD
by hand in small cases with bunch selection
WINEMAKING METHOD
the grapes are macerated on the skins for 15 days at controlled temperatures of 25-28° C with frequent pump-overs.
MATURATION
in barriques for 12 months, and then in bottle for 12 months, before release to market.