GRAPES: Ribolla Gialla
PRODUCTION AREA: Collio hills, between Italy and Slovenia
ASPECT AND ELEVATION: 150 meters above sea level
SOIL TYPE: Stratified with marl and sandstone
TRAINING SYSTEM: Guyot
PLANTING DENSITY: 4500 vines per hectare
HARVEST PERIOD: End of August
ALCOHOL CONTENT: 12% vol
RESIDUAL SUGAR: 10 g/ lit
TOTAL ACIDITY: 5,8 g/ lit
SERVING TEMPERATURE: 6° - 8° C
RECOMMENDED GLASS: Medium-sized, tulip-shaped glass
AGEING POTENTIAL: Two years
FORMAT (ML): 750
The grapes are collected in boxes and lightly pressed and undergo the cold static settling process. Fermentation takes place in steel tanks at a controlled temperature of 16°-17°. Second fermentation with Charmat method in stainless steel at 14-15 C°. A five or six months settling period in bottles follows.
Star-bright straw yellow with greenish reflections and persistent perlage of tiny bubbles. It has a good intense smell, fresh, delicate with scents of citrus, pineapple and flowers notes. Highly smooth and elegant taste, well balanced acdity, it has good persistence, with a dry and pleasant finish.
Our Ribolla will drink nicely as an aperitif or with delicate risotto, pasta, fish-based dishes, including shellfish and with mildly flavored oriental dishes.
This range is based on the sparkling light of 075 Carats. All of the sparkling wines can be found in this range. Splendid, sparkling and refined. Flowing gold that releases happiness in a whirl of endless, fragrant bubbles.