Castello di Porcia

Wines

Pinot Grigio

D.O.C. FRIULI

TYPOLOGY: White wine

VINEYARD SIZE: 14,27 hectares

GROWING AREA: Porcía (Pordenone)

SOIL PROFILE: Deep soil with a silty-clay loam texture, sub-alkaline with moderate limestone

GRAPE VARIETY: Pinot Grigio

ASPECT: North-South

AVERAGE AGE OF VINES: 8 years

AVERAGE ALTITUDE: 30 metres asl

SISTEMA DI ALLEVAMENTO: Spurred Cordon

NUMERO DI VITI PER HA: 3.125 vines per hectare

PRODUCTION PER HECTARE: 9.500 kg per hectare

BOTTLES PRODUCED ON AVERAGE: Average 50.000 bottles

VINIFICATION: The clusters are de-stemmed and then very gently pressed, at a maximum of –0,9 atm. The juice is given enzymatic clarification and centrifugation, then the must ferments with cultured yeasts at 14-16°C. This procedure ensures a wine with crisp aromas and a full-flavoured palate

MATURATION: In steel

BOTTLE AGEING: 2-3 months

APPEARANCE: Gold-yellow with subtle amber highlights

BOUQUET: Fruity, elegant, and well-balanced, with notes of pear

PALATE: Full-flavoured, silky textured and long-lasting

SERVING SUGGESTIONS: A versatile aperitif, it pairs well with freshwater fish dishes, fish soup and marinara-style risotto with seafood. In particular with deep-fried battered fish served in paper twists, graesana-style squid with thinly-sliced onion sautéed with bay leaf and a drizzle of vinegar, “Sarde in Saor” pilchards with a topping of raisins and coriander seeds

Note (Technical values for last harverst):
Alcohol: 12,50%
Total acidity: 5,80 g/l
Ph: 3,38
Dry extract: 21,50 g/l
Total SO2:

84 mg/l (legal maximum: 200 mg/l)


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