Villa Russiz

Friuli-Venezia Giulia, Italy

Pinot Bianco, Collio DOC – 2015

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  • Vineyard Profile

    • Appellation: Collio DOC
    • Location: In the vicinity of the winery, on different slopes, mainly south-facing
    • Viticulture: Sustainable
    • Soil: Marl; "ponca" clay with limestone
    • Density: 4,500-5,000 vines/hectare (1,820-2,025 vines/acre)
    • Training: Arched cane and Guyot trained
  • Vintage Report

    • Harvest Date(s): September 17, 2015
  • Vinification

    • Perfectly ripened grapes are hand harvested during the chilly early hours of the day. The bunches are then quickly carried to the cellar where they are gently pressed. The first must is pumped into temperature controlled stainless steel vats. The wine is kept on its lees for at least 8 months before bottling, 8-9 months after harvest.

  • Technical Information

    • Varietal Composition: 100% Pinot Bianco
    • Alcohol: 14%
    • TA: 5.2g/L
  • Tasting Notes

    • Straw-yellow color; delicate on the nose with nuances of fruit and flowers and very evident notes of Golden Delicious apples. Ideal for appetizers or a buffet; also fish and vegetable first courses.



  • Pinot Bianco, Collio DOC – 2015 – 91 points –

    "Vivid and minerally with loads of pretty fruit such as pears and apples. Medium body and a fresh finish..."