DOC Friuli - Natives

Trevenezie

Pignolo

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DOC Friuli - Natives

reds

vineyard

Pignolo

Sensory characteristics

Intense red, marasca cherry with reddish purple highlights.

Fruity, of cherry, currant and ripe soft fruit.

Strong, robust, full-bodied, complex, slightly herbaceous.

Soil
Belongs to the composition of the so-called “Flysch di Cormòns” because of its particular friability; is rich in mineral elements, limestone, potassium, and phosphorus; is marly and calcareous.

Vine training system
Guyot-simple Cappuccina with short pruning.

Harvest period
Fourth period of maturation, first and second ten days of October.

Serve with

Grilled red meats, game, boiled meat, pasta and beans, frico (an Italian cheese crisp) and matured cheeses.

Serving temperature

At 12-14° in the summer and at room temperature in the winter in a big, long-stemmed glass which is shaped like a big, just-bloomed tulip.

Vinification
The de-stemmed grapes ferment for 20 days macerating the berries; the must is drawn into large barrels.

Refinement
Two years in large barrels.

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