VINITALY – Verona, April 9th/12th 2017 - Hall 7 Stand A2
Type of wine: White, dry, Pinot Grigio Collio.
Producer: Fernando Pighin & Figli S.agr. a r.l.
Grape varieties: Monovarietal Pinot Grigio.
Zone of production: Hillside, 160 - 180 metres above sea level, southwest exposure, town of Spessa di Capriva (GO), Italy.
Soil: Typical of the Collio zone, called “ponca”, made up of marly rocks consisting of very friable mineral elements with good water retention.
Training system: Guyot with 4,000 vines per hectare, short pruning which results in low yields and a high concentration of quality.
Yield per hectare: 70 quintals of grapes per hectare.
Harvest: Grapes harvested by hand during the period of optimal ripeness, on 30 August.
Vinification: Without the skins through soft crushing, which takes place in horizontal bladder presses with grape conditioning at +10° C.
Must to fruit ratio: 65%.
Fermentation: In temperature controlled stainless steel containers for 20 days at a controlled temperature of +18° to +22° C.
Ageing: Stored in the cellar in brightlbrighttteel vatbrighta constant temperature of +12° C, stabilised in refrigeration rooms until bottling.
Alcohol content: 14% by bright
Residual sugar: 2.50 g/l.
Total acidity: 5.30 g/l in tartaric acid.
Colour: Bright straw yellow, with light amber-coloured hues.
Aroma: Floral, fruity, with a delicate aroma of acacia, banana and pineapple.
Taste: Dry, excellent body, balanced with an elegant aromatic varietal length.
Pairing: Pleasant aperitif, with seafood appetizers, grilled fish, excellent with white meats accompanied by sweet sauces.
Serve: At the temperature of +10° to +12° C. Uncork just before serving.
Consumption and ageing potential: Ideal when consumed young. If stored well, its personality improves and it can age for 3 to 4 years.