Grapes: Pinot Grigio (100%)
Origin: Friuli DOC – Estate in Tauriano – Spilimbergo (PN – Italy)
Altitude: 393 ft in the foothills of the Dolomite mountains
Vineyards’ average age: 25 years
Training system: Guyot
Vines per hectare: 5.000
Yield per hectare: 11 tons
Harvest: the best grapes are selected and hand-picked at the moment of perfect ripeness, normally at the beginning of September.
Vinification: short maceration (contact with the skins for some hours at cold temperatures – 46-50°F) followed by fermentation via natural yeast in temperature controlled stainless steel tanks at 64°F. The wine matures in steel tanks for 4 months.
Appearance: blush (slight pinkish tinge).
Nose: elegant and complex, with hints of peach, melon, blackberries and earthy notes.
Palate: round with a crisp acidity and a clean finish.
Alcohol: 12.5% vol.
Total acidity: 5.40 g/l
Sugar content: dry