Pinot Grigio

Winemaker's note: It has a straw yellow color. On the nose it has floral notes with hint of dry hay and fresh lemon. On the palate it has a soft citrus flavor with hints of crusty bread and acacia honey. Indeed, well balanced and pleasant to drink with and without food.

Type: White wine
Appellation: Pinot Grigio Delle Venezie DOC
Varietal: Pinot Grigio 100%
Vineyard Areas: Hills of Treviso and Padova
Training system: Cordon spur system of trailing
Vine density: 5,000-6,000 per hectare (2,000-2,400 per acre)
Yield of grapes in wine: 65 hl/ha (3 tons per acre)
Soil: Clay and grave
Harvest: Middle/end of August
Wine-making: The grapes are carefully selected and immediately go through a soft pressing. The must is left to rest for about 2 days then the alcoholic fermentation will start in stainless steel tanks at a controlled temperature of 16-18° C ( 61-64°F). The wine is micro filtered and left for one month in the tanks, then bottled.
Aging: One month in the tanks, two months in the bottle.
Alcohol: 12%
Food Pairin: It pairs well with any type of fish, including sushi, light cheese like mozzarella or parmigiano reggiano and marinated chicken.
Serving temperature: 10°- 12°C (50-54°F)
Glass type: Tulip