A fantastic and unique orange wine that made Friuli famous, and that is sure to do the same for your cellar! This Friulano has been aged in amphora for 7 months, an old-world technique that gives this wine a great complexity while maintaining moderate acidity, freshness and fruit.
Typology: Orange wine Production area: Gramogliano Grape variety: 100% Friulano Harvesting: By hand in September Training System: Guyot and Cappuccina Fermentation and refinery: Manual harvest of the grapes, de-stemming and maceration of the skins with the must for 38 days in Amphora. Soft pressing and subsequent decanting of the must in tank stainless steel. At the end of the decantation, the must is put back in amphora. The wine will then remain for about 8/9 months in amphora. After this period, the wine is poured into a steel tank for further decanting. Bottling will follow and then a period of bottle aging. Tasting notes: Intense straw yellow in color with light green reflections. The nose hints of apple and white flowers. The taste is dry, fruity and with moderate acidity. Serving Suggestions: Pairs well with cured meats, asparagus, main meat courses with herbs, shellfish baked flavored with herbs (thyme, oregano, marjoram) and grilled or roasted white meats.
Looking for a fresh, elegant, and flavorful Merlot? This is the answer! Aging in stainless steel tanks gives a unique freshness to this international grape and Friuli - with its mineral-rich soil - gives this wine distinguished characteristics, defining it from other Merlots.
Typology: Red wine Production area: Colli Orientali del Friuli Grape variety: 100% Merlot Harvesting: Manual in September. Training System: Guyot Fermentation and refinery: De-stemming and crushing of the grapes, maceration with the must in cement tanks for several days with frequent pump-overs. After racking and pressing the skins, the must be placed in a tank where it awaits the end of the alcoholic fermentation and malolactic fermentation. The wine is filtered and bottled during the following July, then a long period of bottle aging follows. Alcohol Content: 13.5% vol. Tasting notes: Ruby red in color. Aromatic hints of red fruit, full and fragrant. Flavorful, mineral-rich and dry with heavy tannins. Serving Suggestions: This wine goes well with a wide variety of meals: from pasta to pork meat and grilled beef to chicken, rabbit, and roast duck.
This Pinot Bianco has been aged completely in stainless steel to maintain all its beautiful fruits tone and aromas. A unique alternative to a Pinot Grigio, this wine is sure to delight!
Typology: White wine Production area: Gramogliano Grape variety: 100% Pinot Bianco Harvesting: Manual in September. Training System: Guyot Fermentation and refinery: Manual harvest for grape selection, de-stemming and soft pressing with subsequent decantation. Fermentation at controlled temperature is followed by 7 months of maturation in steel tanks with several levels of Bâtonage. The wine is then filtered and bottled and will then be aged in bottles. Alcohol Content: 13.5% vol. Tasting notes: Straw-yellow in color. Fruity aromas of apple, banana and hints of spring flowers. The
flavor is dry, elegant, velvety, and balances with the aroma. Serving Suggestions: Excellent as an aperitif, perfect as a light fish starter, pasta and rice with seafood, vegetable soups, and pasta.
Verduzzo is one of the symbols of sweet wines from Friuli - full, rich, intense, and with great fruit flavors. A perfect compliment to cheese or desserts. If you are a fan of sweet wines Verduzzo cannot be missed!
Typology: Sweet white wine Production area: Gramogliano Grape variety: 100% Verduzzo Friulano Harvesting: Manual in September. Training System: Guyot Fermentation and refinery: Manual harvesting for grape selection, de-stemmed, and soft pressing with subsequent decantation. Fermentation is completed at controlled temperature and when the reaches the desired degree, the must is poured out in specific barriques. The wine will remain to mature until the bottling. Alcohol Content: 13% vol. Temperature for Serving: 12-14°C Tasting notes: Intense gold yellow in color. Aroma: intense dried fruit. Flavor: sweet, tannic, full-bodied. Serving Suggestions: Pairs well with spicy cheeses and desserts, or wonderful by itself to conclude a meal.