1 or 2 day-skin-contact; fermentation follows, carried out by only local yeasts, in barriques. Subsequent maturation in the same barriques for 24 months. Additional 24 months of ageing in bottle. Suitable for ageing.
Vineyard’s Geographical Location
Cialla Valley in the commune of Prepotto (Udine) – Friuli.
Only in the best vintages and from a rigorous selection of the grapes produced in the Picolit/PICOLISCJS vineyard; 1.03.94 ha; terraced hills; soil: Eocene marl; South exposure; altitude 250-300 m; family-owned.
Average age of vines: 20 + years.
Alone, it is a great ‘meditation’ wine but it is very well accompanied with tagliolini with roe, shellfish and cheeses, even full-flavour ones.
Uncork the bottle a few hours before serving.
Bordeaux type with a dead leaf colour, to be stored flat.
Cork from MM Ø 26 x 45.
Suggested wine glass
Large, tall and rounded glass; filled to a third, it allows the wine to gently and gradually manifest its elegant bouquet.