Schiopetto Friulano

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Schiopetto Friulano

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A traditional characteristic wine with a strong personality, obtained purely from Tocai Friulano grapes, historic varietal from Collio of Gorizia, planted in a well ventilated hill area where the soil is mainly clay and limestone with origins from the eocenic era. The grapes are all picked by hand, pressed in a soft pressafter which there follows a brief period of decantation in total absence of sulphur dioxide. This is followed by fermentation in stainless steel tanks under a controlled temperature. The ageing takes place on the lees for 8 months.

Appellation Collio DOC

Grapes 100% Friulano

First Production 1965

ANALYITICAL DATA

Alcool % vol 12,50 %

Sugar 0,4 g/l

Total acidity 6,10 g/l

PRODUCTION NOTES

Soil Hilly marly soils of Eocene origin

Training system Guyot and double overturned

Harvest time Last decade of August and first decade of September

Harvest method Manual

Yield per hectare 55 q/Hectare

Fermentation 10-12 days in steel tanks

Fermentation temperature 16 °C

Aging In stainless steel tanks for 8 months

Fining Minimum 5 months in bottle

TASTING NOTES

Color Bright straw yellow, with gold-greenish reflexes

Aroma Outstanding nose, with intense aromas of pear and apricot, barely perceivable the classic almond; further aromas of wildflowers help to give more complexity.

Palate The palate is full-bodied, dynamic with an aristocratic balance deriving from an excellent fusion between of its freshness and marine
otes, together with its match of aromas to the nose and mouth.

Serving temperature 13° C

Food pairings Excellent also as an aperitif, the wine is well matched
with San Daniele

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