Wine Livio Felluga, "Terre Alte", Colli Orientali Friuli DOC, 2010
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The wine is straw-yellow color.
The wine has a full, rounded, deep, structured, rich, rich, complex flavor with hints of candied citrus fruits, marjoram, vanilla, flint and intriguing mineral aftertaste.
Very attractive, intense, multi-faceted, sophisticated, complex, rich, persistent aroma of the wine is filled with notes of exotic fruit, which blend harmoniously with notes of Mediterranean shades of sage, white peach, elderberry, oregano, hawthorn, citrus peel and almond.
Wine is especially good with fish dishes, excellent with vegetable risotto, white meats and cheeses.
Blend wine "Terra Alta" consists of three grape varieties grown on marl and sandy soils of the Eocene period. Harvested by hand in the last week of September. Grapes carefully destebliruetsya and soaked at low temperatures for a short time, and then gently pressed. Pinot Bianco and Sauvignon fermented at controlled temperature in stainless steel tanks, where it is then kept for 10 months. Friulano is fermented and aged in small French oak barrels. After the end of exposure wine is blended, bottled and refined in cool cellars winery for about 9 months.
Livio Felluga - one of the most impressive names and one of the most outstanding wineries in Friuli. His ancestors produced Refosco and Malvasia on the island Istria. Livio Felluga - fourth-generation family wine - Friuli moved to seventy years ago. In the fifties of the XX century, he founded the winery Brac and became the first vineyards on the hill of Rosazzo. Hill was in a deplorable state. With great courage Felluga began to transplant old vine cultivation and new, using unique ideas and innovative methods. The result of the hard work done with great tenacity and passion, was the creation of one of the most famous vineyards of Italy.
Today, the company has expanded its possessions in the hilly area Colli Orientali del Friuli and occupies more than 160 hectares, of which 135 hectares - great vineyards. Production averaged 650,000 bottles per year, which are exported worldwide. Livio Felluga still passionately devoted to the cause and gladly pass on to their children, which sees the present and the future of the company, love of the land, rich in knowledge and traditions of winemaking in Friuli.