This wine is made from an ancient autochthonous variety cultivated as far back as Roman times. Its lovely bouquet is absolutely unmistakable.
SENSORY CHARACTERISTICS: A native Friuli wine which has been enjoyed at court across Europe throughout history. White and dry, straw yellow in colour with green highlights. Elegant flowery and fruity aromas with a sustained acidity well-balanced in the body.
VARIETIES USED, WITH PERCENTAGE: Ribolla Gialla 100%.
HARVEST PERIOD: Late September by hand into baskets.
VINIFICATION: Short cold maceration of the destemmed grapes (at 7°C for 7/8 hours) and soft pressing. Cold settled (at about 5°C) and fermentation with selected yeasts at a controlled temperature (18°C).
MATURING AND AGING: Left to rest on the yeasts until the spring (when bottling is done) and aged in the bottle for a few months.