Villa Russiz

Friuli-Venezia Giulia, Italy

Pinot Grigio, Collio DOC – 2014

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  • Vineyard Profile

    • Appellation: Collio DOC
    • Location: On various hillsides in the vicinity of the winery, facing south, east and west
    • 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

    • Harvest Date(s): September 3-6
  • 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 6 months before bottling, 8 months after harvest.

  • Technical Information

    • Varietal Composition: 100% Pinot Grigio
    • Production (in cases): 56,000 bottles
    • Production Case Pack: 12/750ml
    • Alcohol: 13%
    • TA: 5.7g/L
  • Tasting Notes

    • Straw-yellow color; elegant and refined on the nose with complex fruit aromas. Mature wines have a bouquet of toasted almonds and straw. Ideal for appetizers and buffet servings; also fish and vegetable first courses.