VARIETAL COMPOSITION 100% Sauvignon
PRODUCTION AREA Spessa (Colli Megaluzzi),
Cividale of the Friuli
SOIL TYPE AND DISPOSITION Eocene Marls (Flysch of Cormons) on hill slopes
EXTENSION OF THE VINEYARD 0.8 hectaresALTITUDE/EXPOSITION 140/150 m a.s.l., east/south-east
VINEYARD ESTABLISHMENT 1989-1991-2005VINE DENSITY 5000-6250 plants/hectare
VINE TRAINING SYSTEM Classic Guyot (6-8 buds)YIELD PER PLANT approximately 1 kgGRAPE HARVEST first week of September
WINEMAKING destemmed and crushed the grapes then undergo soft pressing. The first-press juice is cooled for 24 hours, racked to remove the lees and the must is then inoculated with selected yeasts and allowed to ferment at a controlled temperature.
AGEING the wine ages on fine lees for a period of 9 months and then in the bottle for further 3 months.