The Selections

The Selections

Collio Bianco

DOC

The Selections

whites

Awards

vineyards

Friulano, Malvasia istriana, Ribolla gialla

Sensory characteristics

Golden yellow, crystalline.

Of wild flowers, lightly spiced, of pineapple, sharp and silky.

Strong, salty, clean, of light tannicity, elegant and fine.

Vine training system
Guyot and double Cappuccina, long pruning but not rich in buds.

Harvest period
Third harvest period, last ten days of September.

Awards
Collio Bianco 2022, 93 pt. Decanter world wine awards 2024

Serve with

Fish antipasti, fried fish and seafood, broth soup, vegetable minestrone, triglie (mullet) alla livornese and cacciucco (an Italian fish stew), pasta alla scogliera and grilled fish.

Serving temperature

At 8-10° in the summer and 11-13° in the winter in a long-stemmed glass which is shaped like a just-bloomed tulip.

Vinification
The de-stemmed grapes are macerated at a low temperature for a long time inside cooled pneumatic presses so as to extract from the skin the antioxidant substances which are beneficial to the human body; the must ferments at a controlled temperature and is then drawn into large barrels.

Refinement
It rests for 6-7 months on its own yeasts in large, oval-shaped oak barrels of three different essences.

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