Villa Russiz

Friuli-Venezia Giulia, Italy

Ribolla Gialla, Collio DOC – 2015

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  • Vineyard Profile

    • Appellation: Collio DOC
    • Location: On the hillsides facing south, east and west.
    • 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 17-23, 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% Ribolla Gialla
    • Alcohol: 12.5%
    • TA: 5.6g/L
  • Tasting Notes

    • Pale straw with greenish tints. Attractive. Welcoming nose with notes of acacia. Oak wood and tropical fruit. First courses, cream soups and fish in sauce.