Sognare (2017)

Genio

  • Sognare means "to dream" in Italian, and this wine will make you day dream! A romantic mix of verduzzo and piccolit grapes, jump on the sweet wine train. Not overwhelming and surprisingly fresh for a sweet wine, pair this beauty with some strong cheese, or use it as a palate cleanser between courses!
  • Typology: Sweet white wine 
    Production area: Colli Orientali del Friuli 
    Grape variety: 60% Verduzzo Friulano, 40% Piccolit
    Harvesting: By hand, at the end of October.
    Fermentation and refinery: Grapes are picked and kept in the fruit-drying room for 60 days.The whole grapes are gently pressed, the must is separated from the sediment and then starts fermentation for 30 days. The wine is matured in French oak barriques for 16 months. It is then blended in stainless steel vats and finally matures for 5 months in the bottle .
    Alcohol content: 13.5% vol.
    Temperature for serving: 12 -14°C (53-57°F)
    Tasting notes: Intense, gold yellow, with orange hints. Dried apricots, honey, tea leaf, vanilla, fig.Tasting, rich, great character, good Verduzzo tannin and great elegance from the Piccolit.Great balance between acidity and sugar content.
    Serving Suggestions: Wonderful with gorgonzola and aged cheese. Perfect between first and second course.

Winery: Genio