DESCRIPTION: DOC (Registered Designation of Origin) White Wine
PRODUCTION AREA: COLLIO Municipality of San Floriano del Collio
PRODUCTION AREA: Asci
EXTENSION: 0,12 ha
GRAPE VARIETIES: 100% Picolit
SOILS: Hilly terrain consisting entirely of marl and stratified Eocene sandstone, with excellent exposure
YIELD PER HECTARE: 30 ql.
GROWING SYSTEM: Guyot
HARVEST: Hand-harvested by mid-October
VINIFICATION: Grapes are picked and left to wither on wooden matting for 30 days. They are then de- stemmed and left to macerate in 228-litre oak barrels for about 10 months. Ageing is carried out in wooden barrels for another 18-24 months
ALCOHOL CONTENT: 15-15,5% (depending on the vintage)
COLOUR: Golden yellow, close to amber when aged.
BOUQUET: Pronounced and gracefully contoured bouquet, with almond, honey and ripe fruit prevailing.
PALATE: Sweet yet not cloying, pervasive and velvety, it discloses slowly.
SERVING SUGGESTIONS: A great wine, both
for meditation and conversation, to enjoy with good company and between meals. Surprisingly good when accompanying strong cheese, excellent when served with dry sweets.
SERVING TEMPERATURE: To be served chilled but not cold.
BOTTLES PRODUCED: About five hundred 0.5 lt. bottles per year