Autochthon friulian variety known ever since 1300. Ribolla owes its name to its high malic acid content, which in the past caused the wine to “boil again” inside demijohns. Ribolla gialla finds its best expression in the hills, where this vigorous grape variety gives excellent results, from budding to late ripening.
Definitely of italian origin, it is our most representative wine, not only because it is the most cultivated variety among white grapes, but also because it can best express the potentials and the character of this territory. Due to a sentence pronounced by the european court in favour of the wine produced in hungary, its original name has been replaced with its current one, which is “Friulano.”
Pinot grigio like pinot bianco is the result of a natural bud mutation in pinot nero. It is believed to be an ancient variety, since traces of its cultivation date back to roman times. At the beginning of 1800 it spread to northern Italy and found favourable environmental conditions in Friuli Venezia Giulia.
One of the world’s most widespread white grape varieties. It originates from burgundy, where it makes up the most important ingredient in the vintage of some prestigious wines such as champagne. At the end of the 19th century it arrived in Friuli, where it has adapted wonderfully, thanks to the extremely favourable climatic conditions of this region.
Soils, climate and exposure, giving excellent results.Giulia, where traminer has perfectly adapted to their grown are trentino alto adige and friuli venezia of italy. The regions where this variety is mainly for vinegrowing, namely the cold and cool areas instead, that this variety prefers high latitude areas hypotheses indicate alsace or south tyrol. It is sure, due to its uncertain origin. The two most reliable best known as gewürztraminer, it divides experts.
Sauvignon is a white grape variety originating from the bordeaux area, widely spread across the wine producing world. In friuli it has found extremely favourable environmental conditions in the hilly zone, where it gives excellent results in terms of complexity, taste- olfactory balance, longevity and because it is characterised by excellent aromatic heritage.
The land of origin of the various moscato grapes is believed to be greece. Ever since roman times cato talked about them and called them “apianae” grapes, from the name of the bees buzzing around the ripest bunches, drawn by the strong, intense perfume released by them. Real varieties were created by men’s work and by numerous blendings: moscato bianco, moscato giallo, moscato rosa and moscato nero.
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