Wine Attems, "Cicinis", Collio DOC, 2009
Reviews of purchase Attems, "Cicinis", Collio DOC, 2009
Wine brilliant golden yellow color.
The wine has an elegant, full, well-balanced taste with fragrant long aftertaste.
The aroma of the wine reveals notes of spring flowers and herbs, followed by shades of tropical fruits (pineapple and banana), close bouquet subtle spicy notes of cinnamon and nutmeg.
Wine perfectly suited to seafood, goes well with fatty meats (sausages, ribs), vegetable and mushroom soups, as well as come to a roast chicken with vegetables.
"Chichinis" - a wonderful quiet wine with a light minerality, was fond of its color, aroma and perfect taste. The wine is named after the hill on which the vineyards economy. An interesting fact is that in this mountain grape vines planted in the same proportion in which they are located in the wine. The vineyards are located at an altitude of 153 meters above sea level and have the southern and south-eastern exposure. The size of the vineyard - 5 hectares. Soil of marl and sandstone created by raising the seabed 50 million years ago. Stocking density - 6,250 vines per hectare.
Wine "Cicinis" created from a blend of three grape varieties - Sauvignon Blanc, Tokay Friulano and Pinot Bianco. After manual harvest wine fermented at a controlled temperature of 18 ° C in French oak barriques (50% - 50% and new - recycling). Withstand the wine in the same barriques for 9 months and 6 months in bottles in the cellar of the winery. 2009 has excellent weather conditions. The beginning of 2009 was marked by successive rainfall and mild temperatures, which survived until the end of the year. Natural balance, set at the beginning of the year, contributed to the production of high-quality crop, consisting of small-sized berries, rich in aromatic components with a good level of acidity. Day and night time temperature drops brought concentrated sweetness of flavor. On the whole, the year was successful. Harvest demonstrated a very high quality with an intense aroma of berries superb.The history of wine-making family Attems began several centuries ago, when in 1106 the Bishop of Salzburg granted land Corrado Attemsu. Family files, which are stored in the family residence in Lutsiniko show that even in those ancient times, the family began to take an interest in wine, and materials from 1764 include lists of wines made from varieties Refosco and Ribolla.
In 2000, the family Attems started cooperation with the Marchesi de Frescobaldi - one of the most influential Italian wine dynasties. Attems family and Frescobaldi, which bring together the love of winemaking and the centuries-old tradition, believe that the unique character of the wine and its quality is directly dependent not only on the terroir, but also on feelings that winemakers produce wine. At present, the real estate sector covers 79 hectares Attems terraced slopes west of Gorizia. The climate of this region is ideal for growing grapes. At the end of the XIX century, the region was one of the leaders in the field of wine on the introduction of new technologies and development.