Castello di Porcia

Wines

Friulano

D.O.C. FRIULI

TYPOLOGY: White wine

VINEYARD SIZE: 5,20 hectares

GROWING AREA: Azzano Decimo (Pordenone)

SOIL PROFILE: Deep with loamy-silty texture; very calcareous and alkaline

GRAPE VARIETY: Tocai Friulano

ASPECT: Northeast-Southwest

AVERAGE AGE OF VINES: 25 years

AVERAGE ALTITUDE: 25 metres asl

SISTEMA DI ALLEVAMENTO: Sylvoz

NUMERO DI VITI PER HA: 2.000 vines per hectare

PRODUCTION PER HECTARE: 12.000 kg per hectare

BOTTLES PRODUCED ON AVERAGE: Average 30.000 bottles

VINIFICATION: The de-stemmed grapes are very gently pressed (max –0,9 atm); 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: 2-3 months

APPEARANCE: Pale straw yellow with greenish hints Bouquet:

BOUQUET: Fruity, delicate, well-orchestrated

PALATE: Round, plush, slightly tart finish

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

Note (Technical values for last harverst):
Alcohol: 12,50%
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)

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