Picolit Doc Collio
The White Wines

Picolit Doc Friuli Colli OrientaliPDF

Of an intensely brilliant golden yellow colour, it presents an intense and elegant bouquet with hints of acacia and linden, ripe fruits, orange marmalade and honey; in the mouth it is complex, full-bodied, well structured and long lasting.

Grapes:100% Picolit
Designation:Doc Friuli Colli Orientali
Alcohol %:13% Vol.
Soil aspect:Vineyard arranged in a “ritocchino” fashion, in a North- South direction; the soil is known as Flysch, a sedimentary complex of loam and sandstone of Eocene origin.
Vineyard age and growing system:The vineyard is about 30 year old, the farming system is Sylvoz.
Yield:1 kg/hectare before drying up
Harvest:Manual, taking place in two phases.
Wine making:Grapes are put in small crates which are located in a room with controlled humidity and temperature for drying up until the middle of November, then after a soft pressing the most is left to ferment at a low temperature (13°C) thanks to the indigenous yeasts of the grape. Afterwards the wine ages for longer than 24 months during which periodical stirring operations take place, and at the end of the second spring following the harvest it is filtered and bottled, and six months later it is introduced onto the market.