Appellation: Friuli Grave D.O.C.
Grape variety: 100% Pinot grigio Production zone: vines from San Foca, gravelly soil of alluvial origin, guyot training system, 4.500 vines per hectare, yield 110 q/ha Harvest: end of August, hand-picked grapes
Vinification: after crushing and destemming, a gentle pressing gives 50% of run juice. 15 days alcoholic fermentation occurs under controlled temperature of 13° C. 5/6 months maturation is on its yeast and, after ranking and filtration, it follows 3 months bottle ageing
Color: straw yellow Nose: intense and elegant, fruity with peach and citrus aromas, spicy with nutmeg scent
Taste: dry and fresh sensation enhances elegant fruity falvours; a good match with crispy character and round one leaves palate with a perfect balance, assuring a very pleasant wine
Food pairing: seafood dishes, gourmet salads as Cesar’s, spicy and bittersweet appetizer, boiled white meat with spicy mayo, marinated fish with orange zest and pink pepper. Venetian tradition: risotto with sepia or risotto with fine white meat
Alcoholic content: 12,5% vol. Serving temperature: ideal at di 8° C, in cold carré stem glasses
Wine list reference: Italo Cescon artigiano del vino, Pinot Grigio, Friuli Grave D.O.C.