VINITALY – Verona, April 9th/12th 2017 - Hall 7 Stand A2
Type of wine: White, dry, Sauvignon Friuli Grave.
Producer: Fernando Pighin & Figli S.agr. a r.l.
Grape varieties: Monovarietal Sauvignon.
Zone of production: Fraz. Risano, Pavia di Udine (UD), Italy.
Soil: Moderately loose-packed, with patches of gravel.
Training system: Single Guyot with 4,000 vines per hectare with a low bud load to obtain a production that is more concentrated and less productive.
Yield per hectare: 90 quintals of grapes per hectare.
Harvest: During the period of optimal ripeness, on 29 August and 5 September.
Vinification: Brief grape maceration at +8° C followed by soft crushing.
Must to fruit ratio: 68%.
Fermentation: In stainless steel vats for 18 days at a controlled temperature of +14° to +20° C.
Ageing: Stored in the cellar at a constant temperature of +12° C, stabilised in refrigeration rooms until bottling.
Alcohol content: 13% by vol.
Residual sugar: 1.50 g/l.
Total acidity: 5.80 g/l in tartaric acid.
Colour: Straw yellow with soft, greenish tinges.
Aroma: Good complexity and intensity, with the typical aroma of tomato leaf, nettle, sage and yellow bell pepper.
Taste: Dry, excellent body and aromatic length.
Pairing: We recommend pairing it with vegetable soups, especially creamed soups, fish soufflés and flans, dishes based on eggs and asparagus. Also excellent with cured meats.
Serve: At the temperature of +12° to +13° 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 - 4 years.