Gioire (2018)

Genio

  • Gioire means "to be joyful" in Italian, and this wine will bring lots of joy to your glass! This Friulano is a classic expression of this native varietal, with almond notes, and is a great introduction to the varietal.
  • Typology: White wine 
    Production area: Colli Orientali del Friuli 
    Grape variety: 100% Friulano
    Harvesting: By hand in September
    Fermentation and refinery: The bunches are gently pressed and after 25 days of fermentation (1/3 in oak barriques and 2/3 in stainless steel tank), it is fermented 9 months to age on the lees. After bottling, the wine ferments for an additional 2-3 months in the bottle.
    Alcohol content: 13.5% vol.
    Temperature for serving: 12-14°C (53-57°F)
    Tasting notes: Pale straw yellow color with greenish hints. Strong and round taste, with characteristic notes of almonds, chamomile and wildflowers. Slightly lower acidity than the other whites in the range.
    Serving Suggestions: Perfect with cured meats, splendid with vegetables.

Winery: Genio