Estate grown and bottled. Prolonged maceration for about 20 days; Native yeasts; Pump-over twice daily. Maturation in 80% French oak barrels and 20% Slavonian oak for 30 months and further ageing in bottle for 20 months. Potential ageing in the bottle: 10-15 years.
Vineyard’s Geographical Location
Cialla Valley in the commune of Prepotto (Udine) – Friuli.
Squarzulis: 0.30ha. Terraced hills; East- South-East exposure; altitude: 240-270; family-owned. Cernetig: 0.70Ha. Terraced hills; South exposure; altitude: 150-170; family-owned.
Average age of vines: 16 years.
Selective hand-picked harvest. Harvest Time: mid-October.
Eocene Marne and Marnous sandstones.
Excellent with roasted or grilled meat and game.
Open the bottle a few hours before, or alternatively decant it.
Bordeaux type, green, to be stored flat.
Cork from MM Ø 26 x 45.
Suggested wine glass
Wide and large; filled to one third.