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MATTER OF TASTE by Robert Parker, Wine Advocate 

25 August 2018
Singapore

VINEXPO HONG KONG

29-31 May 2018
Hong Kong

VINITALY

15-18 April 2018
Verona

GREAT WINES OF ITALY by James Suckling

7 March 2018
Miami

MATTER OF TASTE by Robert Parker, Wine Advocate 

24-25 February 2018
Zurich

IN-DEPTH ARTICLES

Collezione Millesimi

After a few years of careful consideration and planning, we finally have the pleasure of introducing you to our new initiative, Collezione Millesimi (Vintage-dated Collection).

WHAT IS THE TRUE COLOUR OF PINOT GRIGIO?

Straw yellow, coppery, paper white, rosé, onion skin: these are the hues that we can expect when we encounter a Pinot Grigio, so that the question often legitimately arises of what exactly is the correct colour expression of this wine.

2016 VIE DI ROMANS CHARDONNAY

TECHNICAL DATA

Alcohol: 14,50 %
Total acidity: 5.39 g/l
pH: 3.29
Estimated peak of maturation: 8 years
Estimated cellar life: 20 years

VINEYARD

Category: white, dry
Grape variety: chardonnay 100 %
Source vineyard: Ciampagnis Vieris
Geographical area: Friuli Isonzo Rive Alte
Place: Mariano del Friuli (GO)
Average planting age: 19 years
Vine density: 6,000-7,800 vines/ha (2,428 - 3,156 vines/acre)
Yield per hectar and per vine:  6,200 kg/ha (5,531 lbs/ac) and 1,03 - 0,79 kg/plant
Layout: 1.60 x 0.80 m - 1.60 x 1 m - 1.90 x 0.80 m
Area: 9.95 ha (24.59 ac) in production
Elevation: 31 m (105 ft)
Exposure:
North - South and East - West
Training method:
Simple guyot and spur pruning
Soils profile:
Medium deep, with moderate gravel-pebbly texture, clay of reddish hue due to presence of ferrous and aluminum oxides
Harvest period:  21st, 22th, 23th and 24st September

VINIFICATION

De-stemming and crushing
Pre-fermentation cold maceration: 8 °C (46 °F)
Pre-fermentation cold settling
Fermentation: 16 ÷ 19 °C (61 - 66 °F)
Yeast: selected strains
Length of fermentation: 20 days
Malolactic fermentation: not made
Maturation: 9 months on the lees
Clarification: non-agent natural in steel
Bottling: 24th, 25th and 26th July 2017
Bottle-ageing: 8 months