Villa Russiz

Friuli-Venezia Giulia, Italy

Les Enfants, Venezia Giulia IGT – 2013

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  • Vineyard Profile

    • Appellation: Venezia Giulia IGT
    • Location: In the hillsides in the vicinity of the winery with exposure prevalence to the south
    • Viticulture: Sustainable
    • Soil: Marl
    • Density: 4,500-5,000 vines/hectare (1,820-2,025 vines/acre)
    • Training: Arched cane and Guyot trained
  • Vintage Report

    • Grape varieties are harvested separately when fully ripened

  • Vinification

    • Soft press of whole grapes followed by racking and fermentation in temperature- controlled stainless-steel vats. The  wines are blended after fermentation and aged on the lees for at least 7 months. At 11 months after harvest, the wine is bottled.

  • Technical Information

    • Varietal Composition: Blend of two-thirds of Pinot Bianco and Pinot Grigio, with small percentages of Ribolla Gialla and Sauvignon that give harmony and freshness
    • Production (in cases): 16,000 bottles
    • Production Case Pack: 6/750ml
    • Alcohol: 13%
    • TA: 5.2g/L
  • Tasting Notes

    • Straw yellow color; elegant and refined on the nose with hints of Golden Delicious apple and ripe fruit; velvety sensations on the palate. Pair with appetizers, soups and broths, egg and fish dishes.