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Pinot Bianco

Pinot Bianco Pinot Bianco Friuli Colli Orientali

Classification
D.O.C.

Grapes
100% Pinot Bianco

Position and vineyards
Marly hilly soil: vineyards situated on the hillside around the main buildings, facing Southwest. Vines trained with the double arched cane system, 4,000 vines per hectare, the new vineyards is trained with the Guyot system with 5,000 vines. The older vines have some Chardonnay "intrusion".

Harvest
By hand, toward mid September; 60-65 quintals per hectare.

Vinification
Whole grapes gently pressed; the must is decanted at low temperature and left to ferment at a controlled temperature in steel tanks, then it remains for around 8 months on the yeast residues.

Alcohol content
13.5-14%

Acidity 
5.5-6 g/l

Organoleptic properties
Straw-yellow colour, full bouquet with nuances of flowers and friut and a strong fragrance of bread crust and golden apple; after a long refinement thre are traces of almond.

Best served with
Light hors d'oeuvres, first courses and soups, fish dishes.

Medium annual production
7,000 bottles