Castello di Porcia

Wines

Titianus

IGT VENEZIA GIULIA

TYPOLOGY: Red wine

VINEYARD SIZE: 7,60 hectares, of which 1,00 is dedicated to the Titianus selection

GROWING AREA: Azzano Decimo-Porcía (Pordenone)

SOIL PROFILE: Deep soil with a silty-loam texture, alkaline and rich in limestone

GRAPE VARIETY: Refosco dal Peduncolo Rosso

ASPECT: Northeast-Southwest

AVERAGE AGE OF VINES: 45 years

AVERAGE ALTITUDE: 25 metres asl

SISTEMA DI ALLEVAMENTO: Sylvoz

NUMERO DI VITI PER HA: 1.900 vines per hectare

PRODUCTION PER HECTARE: 7.500 kg per hectares

BOTTLES PRODUCED ON AVERAGE: Average10.800 bottles

VINIFICATION: The grapes are gently pressed, then the must ferments in steel 12-16 days with cultured yeasts at 28-32°C, with pumpovers and délestage. The wine is then pressed off and racked into stainless steel for the malolactic fermentation. It finally goes to the ageing area, where it spends some 12 months in oak barriques

MATURATION: Oak

BOTTLE AGEING: 12 months

APPEARANCE: Purple-tinged ruby red, a selection from the finest lots of the vintage

BOUQUET: Rich, intense, and elegant, with notes of blackberry, black pepper, violets, roast espresso, and black liquorice

PALATE: Velvety texture, full-bodied, and well-balanced, with a hint of vanilla on the finish

SERVING SUGGESTIONS: To enjoy the wine fully, decant and let breathe before serving. Refosco Titianus is perfect with grilled red meats; Friulans traditionally enjoy it with game, in particular with pappardelle in boar sauce

Note (Technical values for last harverst):
Alcohol: 13,00%
Total acidity: 5,20 g/l
Ph: 3,56
Dry extract: 25,40 g/l
Total SO2:

90 mg/l (legal maximum: 160 mg/l)


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