Colbajè Pinot Grigio Ramato
TYPE OF SOIL
Marl and sandstone from Eocene age also known as “ponca”, a distinctive characteristic from Oriental Friuli (Friuli Orientale).
Traditional Friuli short single inverted with a plant density of 5,000 vines per hectare.
The third week of September.
Harvested at the right degree of maturation, the grapes are gently pressed. The must obtained is then let to cold-settle statically and additioned with a indigenous fermentation yeast prepared in advance (3-4 days before) with the best grapes selected from the same grape variety. It is then allowed to ferment slowly and to re ne sur lies at controlled temperature with frequent batonnages in big (30lt) Slavonian oak barrels. Only after a suitable resting and maturing period in the bottle the wine is ready to be presented to the consumer.
At least one year from the harvest.
Total acidity 5.0 g/L; alcohol 13.50% by vol.
Intense straw yellow with golden highlights followed by a delicate copper hue.
NOTES ON FLAVOUR AND BOUQUET
Intense, wide and fruity to the nose, its scents recall the sweetness of pears and ripe apricot, over an almond blossoms background which bears delicate oral notes seamlessly integrated with balsamic aromas from the oak barrels where it has aged. A mouth coating and dense palate, well structured, mineral and harmonic, with good persistence and balance.
8 – 10° C.
Excellent for pairing with mushrooms, sh and white meats dishes. Great with cold cuts and soft cheeses as well.