Platz am Graben 3 - 9300 St. Veit an der Glan Österreich

PIGNOLO

suo-pignolo

DENOMINATION
DOC FRIULI EAST HILLS (COLLI ORIENTALI)
GRAPES
PIGNOLO
SOIL TYPE (TERROIR)
MARLS AND SANDSTONE OF OCENIC ORIGIN, PLANTED IN 1989
VINEYARDS HUSBANDRY AND DENSITY
GUYOT, 4500 LOGS/HA
YIELD
ABOUT 70 Q.LI/HA, PER GRAPE: 1,3-1,5 KG., THANKS TO SEVER PRUNING AND THINNING OF GRAPES DURING RIPENING
GRAPE HARVEST
FIRST TEN DAYS OF OCTOBER. HAND PICKED GRAPES
WINE-MAKING
PRESSING THEN MACERATION FOR 15 DAYS, GRAPE PIPS ARE ROMOVED AFTER THREE DAYS.CONTROLLED TEMPERATURE FERMENTATION AT 25°C ALTERNATED BY 3-4 FULLINGS PER DAY
REFINE
AFTER TWO TRANSFERS AND COMPLETION , MALOLACTIC FERMENTATION IN BARRIQUES (HALF NEW, SECOND HALF OF PASSAGE) FOR 22 MONTHS THEN IN BOTTLE PER FOR AT LEAST 4 MONTHS
ALCOHOL CONTENT
13,5% VOL
COLOUR
INTENSE RUBY RED
BOUQUET
COMPLEXITY OF SPICES , LIKE PEPPER , HERBS AND HUMUS; EVEN UNDERWOOD AND LEATHER
TASTE
LIGHT ROASTED NOTES FROM LONG AGING IN BARRELS, STAND OUT OF NOTES OF RED FRUITS
SERVING TEMPERATURE
19-20° C
SERVING SUGGESTIONS
SPICED CURED MEATS, GRILLED MEAT, ROAST GAME, AGED CHEES