DESCRIPTION: DOC (Registered Designation of Origin) White Wine
PRODUCTION AREA: COLLIO Municipality of San Floriano del Collio
PRODUCTION AREAS: Uclanzi, Bivio
GRAPE VARIETIES: Blend of: Tocai Friulano, Malvasia Istriana and Ribolla Gialla
SOILS: Hilly terrain of stratified Eocene marl and sandstone, rich in potassium
YIELD PER HECTARE: 60 – 70 ql.
GROWING SYSTEM: Double Guyot
HARVEST: Hand-harvested by the third decade of September
VINIFICATION: De-stemming and crushing of grapes and following maceration on the skins for 12 hours at
a temperature of 15°C of the three grape varieties.
Soft pressing and cleaning by setting of the obtained must. Alcoholic fermentation for 8-10 days at controlled temperature (16-18°C).
After the end of the fermentation, ageing on fine lees ‘sur lie’ in steel vats with ongoing batonnage till bottling
ALCOHOL CONTENT: 13 – 13,5% vol. (depending on the vintage)
COLOUR: Straw yellow, acquiring a golden tinge with ageing
BOUQUET: Delicate, with elegant fruity “nuances” reminding almonds, bread crust and butter, which over time become spicy.
PALATE: Elegant in its structure, balancing well softness and acidity
SERVING SUGGESTIONS: It goes well with tasty first courses, such as a minestrone soup, poultry dishes and grilled fish
SERVING TEMPERATURE: 10 – 12 °C