The grapes were hand picked and de-stemmed between September 11th and September 17th 2019.
Vinification | Aging
The must was then left on the skins for about 12/14 hours at a temperature of 10°-12° C in tanks especially designed to protect it from oxygen by using recycled carbon dioxide from the ﬁrst fermentation, in order to avoid using high levels of antioxidants. Subsequently, the must fermented and aged on the lees for 6 months in stainless steel vats.
The wine was then blended and bottled during full moons between March and July 2020.
Straw yellow or light golden, quite bright, with greenish shades.
On the nose we perceive the prevalence of fruity notes of pear and apple, in harmony with the vegetable ones of hay, wildflowers and chamomile and to finish the typical hint of toasted almond, unique in this grape variety.
In the mouth it is a little bit acidic, round, full-bodied, and what promised on the nose is confirmed by the taste, which identifies its main feature in the final touch of bitter almond.
To be paired with
Since always is considered the ideal aperitif in Friuli, especially with raw ham, but it’s a wine for any time of the day, from appetizers and canapés before lunch, to dinner. Excellent also with asparagus soup and white meats.