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Friulano

Friulano

Region

DOC Friuli Colli Orientali

Winemaker notes

Vineyards are located on the hillside commune of Colloredo di Soffumbergo at an average altitude of 200m above sea level. The greater diurnal shift in temperatures during the growing season allowing the varieties to achieve phenolic ripeness while maintaining higher acidities and aromatics. Although taking its name from the region, friulano is not native to Italy; rather it is genetically the same as sauvignon vert. Despite its origins, friulano thrives in the hillsides of the Colli Orientali, producing a wine with concentration, rich mouthfeel and balancing acidity.

Viticultural Notes

The vineyards are located near the communes of Faedis and Togliano in the Colli Orientali. Vines are guyot trained, planted at 4,500 vines per hectare. Grapes are hand-harvested.

Wine

Friulano

Estate

Comelli Paolino

Vintage

2016

Varietal

100% Friulano

Region

DOC Friuli Colli Orientali

Vineyard

Sot La Mont and Cjucule vineyards

Vine Age

15-25 years

Soil

Calcareous marl

Farming

Sustainable/traditional

Fermentation

The destemmed grapes are put in stainless steel tanks for 24 hours at a low temperature (cryomaceration) before being gently crushed. The juice then undergoes decantation for 8-12 hours, after which fermentation starts at a controlled temperature (16-18 °C). The wine is then aged on fine lees until spring before being bottled.

Aging

8 months in stainless steel, 2 months of bottle age prior to release

Alcohol

13.0%



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