This wine is sure to be a conversation-starter, you won’t believe you are looking at a Pinot Grigio. The unique light pink color with coppery highlights is the result of prolonged contact with the skins of the grapes during cellar fermentation. Refreshing fruit and flowery undertones complement this gorgeous wine that is sure to impress, you can’t find anything else like it!
Typology: White wine (Orange Wine) – DOC Collio
Production area: Rocca Bernarda and San Giovanni al Natisone
Grape variety: 100% Pinot Grigio
Soil composition: Marl, sandstone and clay
Planting Year: 1987
Harvesting: by hand in 10 kilogram boxes. De-stemming and soft crushing
Fermentation and refinery: 48 hours of maceration at low temperature - in this phase the wine obtain its particularly coppery color. Racking and fermentation with indigenous yeasts occurs in stainless tanks. 20% of the wine is aged in oak barrels of 1500 liters with battonage every 10 days, while the remaining 80% ages in steel tanks with battonage every 20 days. After eight months the two parts are blended and bottles.
Alcohol Content: 12.5% vol.
Tasting notes: The unique light pink color with coppery highlights is the result of prolonged contact with the skins of the grapes during cellar fermentation. The aroma yields notes of flowers and fruits such as apple, pear and berries. Tasting yields sweet and creamy notes through which an intense and persistent fruity sensation emerges.