Single vineyard wines
Col de Bliss Ribolla Gialla
TYPE OF SOIL
Marl and sandstone from Eocene age also known as “ponca”, a distinctive characteristic from the hills of Eastern Friuli (Friuli Orientale).
Traditional Friuli short single inverted with a plant density of 5,000 vines per hectare.
The third week of September.
Harvested at the right degree of maturation, the grapes undergo a cold maceration process at 4° C for about 36 hours, being gently crushed afterwards. The must obtained is then let to cold-settle statically and additioned with a indigenous fermentation yeast prepared in advance (3-4 days before) with the best grapes selected from the same grape variety. It is then allowed to ferment slowly and to refine sur lies at controlled temperature with frequent batonnages in big (30lt) Slavonian oak barrels. Only after a suitable resting and maturing period in the bottle the wine is ready to be presented to the consumer.
At least one year from the harvest.
Total acidity 5.6 g/L; alcohol 13.50% by vol.
Intense pale yellow with golden-greenish hues.
NOTES ON FLAVOUR AND BOUQUET
A dense cloud of aromas: pineapple, passion fruit, wild owers along with subtle citrus notes joined in a extremely re ned texture. Well balanced with a delicious crisp taste finds an elegant mineral outline in a rounded body.
8 – 10° C.
Pairs well with sea food and veggies starters, soups and veloutés, main fish dishes with sauces and fried food.