Pinot Grigio or Pinot Gris derives from a mutation of Pinot Noir and nowadays is surely the italian white wine most recognized by international customers. Cultivated in Italy since Nineteenth century, it is most prominent in Alto Adige, Veneto and Friuli were are made the finest examples.
Pinot Grigio Doc Piave "Il tralcetto" is one of our older wines: we produce it since 1957. It is well appreciated all over the world for its nice packaging and for its ligh, very crisp and dry taste.
On november 2008 judged by Decanter Magazine as "best value white wine".
|Appellation||D.O.C. Friuli Grave|
|Grapes||Pinot grigio 100%|
|Training system||Sylvoz and cordone speronato|
|N° of vines-hectare||4.000 – 5.000|
|Per hectare yield||105 q|
|Harvest period||Last week of August|
|Vinification||Light pressing with 60% free run-must. Fermentation with cultured yeasts over 12 days at maximum temperature of 14°C.|
|Ageing||Sur lie in stainless steel tanks for 5 months, bottle 3 months|
|Aroma||Intense, lingering fragrances nutmeg and vanilla, peach and ripe tomato and acacia blossom.|
|Taste||Dry and crisp, ripe, aromatic fruit, with hints of orange zest, mirroring the nose. A wine of exceptionally full flavour, lenghty and elegant|
|Serving suggestion||Enjoy with shellfish and with seafood dishes in general|
|How to serve||In tuliped shape glass, at temperature of 6°-8°C|
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