Pinot Grigio 2013 IGP - white, dry
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Beloved the world over as an aperitif and a lovely choice with fish, pinot grigio responds beautifully to Conte Collalto’s winemaking philosophy, yielding a wine with a strikingly full tonality, silk smooth palate, and appealing notes of fruit on the nose. The perfect choice to marry with so many classic Italian recipes.
Grapes:100% Pinot Grigio
Serving temperature: 10°C
Acidity: 5.5 g/l
GROWING AREA PROFILE
Location: Hills on left bank of the river Piave
Elevation: 130 metres
Soil profile: Predominantly clay
Vineyard density: 3,300 vines/hectare
VINIFICATION AND AGEING
Vineyard yield: 90 q/ha
Harvest period: August 25-September 10
Pressing: De-stemming and gentle pressing
Fermentation containers: Temperature-controlled stainless steel
Fermentation period: 10 days
Maturation containers: Temperature-controlled stainless steel
Maturation period: 6 months
Bottle ageing: 3 months
Appearance: Pale straw colour, with delicate coppery highlights
Bouquet: Delicate and stylish, markedly fruity in its youth, but ageing brings notes of dried hay and toasted almonds
Palate: Velvety smooth, elegant and well balanced
Richly flavoured and velvety, this Pinot Grigio is easy to pair with food, since it highlights both cold and hot antipasti, lighter meats and meat tartare, fresh and medium-aged cheeses, and egg-based dishes such as omelettes and soufflés.
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