Friuli Colli Orientali
denominazione di origine controllata
Pinot Grigio grapes. A wine of French origin, grown in the Friuli region since the middle of the nineteenth century.
Location of the vineyard:
Hills of Tenuta Sottomonte in the municipality of Buttrio (UD), Friuli Colli Orientali D.O.C. hills area, predominantly marly-clayey soil. South exposure, with average altitude of 170 meter a.s.l.
“Cappuccina” and “Guyot” method with low bud capacity.
White wine vinification method with immediate separation of the must from the skins and slight pressing. Controlled temperature fermentation (18°C) to encourage the development and preservation of the primary aromas.
Straw yellow colour with slightly coppery undertone. The bouquet is delicate with fruit hints of Golden apple and floral hints of sambuco and almond tree. The final is agreeably with citrus fruit and rind of grape-fruit in the evidence. On the taste is dry, fresh, full-bpdy and attrayant. Harmonious and refined, the aftertaste have pleasantly mineral hints and the varietal aromas.
Food and wine pairings:
An excellent aperitif and hors d’oeuvres wine, it is ideal served with raw and cooked seafood, fish, crustaccans and clear spoups. This wine is best served chilled (12°C).