Wine Flors di Uis, Isonzo Bianco DOC 2007
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Moderate wine yellow color with a golden hue.
The wine has a well-structured, soft, fresh taste with hints of mango, grapefruit and peach, as well as an attractive shade of candied banana. Good concentration, wonderful balance and a long finish.
The wine has a rich and robust floral-spicy aroma with notes of apricot, peach, grapefruit, cinnamon and white pepper, a nice addition slight touch of honey.
The wine goes well with fish and white meat.
Vie di Romans - known winery steeped in 100 years of history. The name of the "way of the Romans," takes on the terrain on which the beginning of the first millennium a road Roman legionaries, between Rome and the port city on the Adriatic. Originally called the farm on behalf of the owner Gianfranco Gallo. At the very beginning of his career Gianfranco decided to supply their wines in the United States. But in California, did not like his namesakes - the owners of the largest private winery Ernesto and Julio Gallo, who in court vetoed Gianfranco products and in 1986 all US Customs did not miss the wine with the name Gallo. Agriculture had to change the name of the three harvest wines went under the name Masut, which is not really caught on, and in 1990 the farm was renamed Vie di Romans.
Another grandfather and father Gianfranco involved in winemaking, but his fame economy received only in the last 30 years. When Gianfranco in 1978 inherited the family vineyard, he was quite small - only 4 hectares. Now Vie di Romans owns 50 hectares of vineyards from which produces 14 wines, totaling 20,000 bottles per year, well-known in more than 30 countries around the world. These unique wine offer the most exquisite places, including restaurants Michelin.
Soil vineyards were formed after the convergence of glaciers, which brought a large number of rocks. Swings night and day temperature is 12-15 degrees, contributing to a better ripening and flavor enhancement. Vineyards constantly blown cold and dry winds from the east, which reduce the risk of diseases that make for a late harvest. Flors di Uis ("flower vine" in the local dialect) - atypical for wine from Friuli assamblyazhnoe Istrian Malvasia varieties, Rhine Riesling and Friulano, which expresses the winemaking history of penetration and influence of varieties of Friuli. "My idea is to combine the three varieties associated with trying to find the complementarity between fruitiness and Malvasia Malvasia Tokaj and spices and Riesling. It is a unique wine, loaded with features of all three varieties" - says Gianfranco Gallo.
Crop harvested at optimum maturity for each grade. Grapes passes obligatory destemming followed by cold maceration in the presence of an inert gas. Fermentation takes place in stainless steel at a temperature of 19-20 ° C for 15-17 days. Malolactic fermentation occurs naturally and can not be called. One and the same wine at different times may be with or without malolaktikoy. Extract for 7 months on the lees in stainless steel tanks and 9 months in bottles. Storage capacity for 15 years. Since 1992, the farm was established concept of quality - wines are sold only 2 years after harvest. Gianfranco Gallo wine labels decorated with the image of the cock - gallo in Italian.