Wine "Piere" Isonzo Sauvignon DOC, 2014
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Wine has a bright yellow-golden color.
The taste of wine is soft and fresh, buttery, with hints of mineral and citrus notes. The finish is long.
Aromatic bouquet of wine is very elegant, replete with tones of ripe peach, passion fruit and grapefruit, which are complemented by floral and honey nuances.
Wine is the perfect accompaniment snacks, shellfish, fish dishes and white meat dishes
Grapes for wine "Piere" Sauvignon harvested by hand in mid-September, destemming and spend carefully crushed. Next is briefly cold maceration at 8 ° C using an inert gas and a fermentation for 28 days in steel containers at a temperature of 16-19 ° C. The wine aged for 7 months on the lees in oak barriques and 11 months in bottles. The result is a vivid, complex and mineral wine that is perfect for a luxurious fish meal. Decant before serving is not recommended. Wine storage capacity - 7-12 years.
Site "Pierre" area of 8.03 hectares is located in the municipality of Mariano del Friuli in Riva Alta, at an altitude of 33 meters above sea level, with a density of 6,000 vines planting / ha. Alluvial soil type rich in gravel and sandstone, which provides good drainage. The average age of the vines - 13 years. In this part of the vineyard owned by Vie di Romans, there is a cooler climate. 2/3 cru occupy Italian clones of Sauvignon Blanc, a third - the French. Yield of 6500 kg / ha (about 1.08 kg with vines).
"Vie di Romans" - famous winery with a rich 100-year history. Its name - "the way of the Romans" - it 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 its activity 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 the "Vie di Romans".
Another grandfather and father Gianfranco involved in winemaking, but his fame farming "Vie di Romans" 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.