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Friulano

DOC Friuli

Typology: White Wine

Vineyard size: 15.23 hectares

Growing area: Pramaggiore (loc. Salvarolo)

Soil profile: Deep with loamy-silty texture; very calcareous and alkalin

Grape variety: Tocai Italico

Aspect: Northeast-Southwest

Average age of vines: 24 years

Number of vines per hectare: 2000

Production per hectare: 12000

bottles produced on average: 30000

Average altitude: 25 mt. asl

Vinification: The de-stemmed grapes are very gently pressed (max –0.9 bar); the must is given enzymatic clarification and subsequent centrifugation; alcoholic fermentation is then started by inoculated yeasts at a controlled temperature of 17-19°C; this process produces wines with a fresh, tangy palate

Maturation: In steel

Bottle ageing: 4 months

Appearance: Pale straw yellow with greenish hints

Bouquet: Fruity, delicate, well-orchestrated

Palate: Round, plush, slightly tart finish

Note: Technical values for last harvest
Alcohol: 12.80%
Total acidity: 5.10 g/l
pH: 3.36
Dry extract 19.20 g/L
Total SO2: 92 mg/l (legal maximum: 200 mg/l)

Serving suggestions: Perfect as an aperitif; with spaghetti in tomato and basil sauce; grilled chicken breast and lighter meats in general. In particular with: scallops and asparagus; steamed rock crab drizzled with cold olive oil and served with freshly-diced tomatoes; stewed cuttlefish with polenta; ham en croute with horseradish sauce; spinach and ricotta roulade