Pignolo Friuli Colli Orientali DOC
Friuli native vine, its origins are documented to be dating back to the 1300. Its cultivation was abandoned in favor of less stingy and inconsistent international vines. Starting from the recovery of a few shoots from the Rosazzo Abbey vineyards, the Colli Orientali del Friuli have been eventually repopulated with this noble vine, capable of producing wines of great character and typicity.
At least 24 months in Allier oak barriques
Friuli Colli Orientali (Manzano Hills)
The grapes, harvested by hand with on plant selection, re de-stemmed and placed in temperature-controlled stainless steel fermenters where musts and skins remain in contact for about 8/10 days. This stage is followed by complete malolactic fermentation and then a 24 motnhs long aging in Allier oak barriques. It starts as IGT in 2007, it becomes DOC in 2018.
ALTITUDE 200-250 meters above sea level
TYPE OF PLANTING Sustainable Farming
SOIL Clayey marl, sandstone
TYPE OF CULTIVATION Guyot
ALCOHOL CONTENT 14.5%