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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 DIS CUMIERIS MALVASIA

TECHNICAL DATA

Alcohol: 14,53 %
Total acidity: 5.67 g/l
pH: 3.24
Estimated peak of maturation: 10 years
Estimated cellar life: 20 years

VINEYARD

Category: white, dry
Grape variety: malvasia istriana 100 %
Source vineyard: Dis Cumieris
Geographical area: Friuli Isonzo Rive Alte
Place: Mariano del Friuli (GO)
Average planting age: 11 years
Vine density: 6,000 vines/ha (2,428 vines/ac)
Yield per hectar and per vine: 5,837 kg/ha (5,207 lbs/ac) e 0.97 kg/plant
Layout: 2.20 x 0.80 m - 1,60 x 1.00
Area: 1.50 ha (3,71 ac) in production
Elevation: 32 m (108 ft)
Exposure: North - South
Training method: Spur pruning
Soils profile: Rather shallow, with generous gravel-pebbly texture, some clay, reddish hue due to presence of ferrous and aluminium oxides, well-drained
Harvest period: 24th 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: 8 months on the lees
Clarification: non-agent natural in steel
Bottling: 5th June 2017
Bottle-ageing: 10 months