Wine Vie di Romans, "Dessimis", Isonzo Pinot Grigio DOC, 2013
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Wine gentle golden-salmon color.
Well structured and balanced wine with a rich, rounded fruit flavor leaves a spicy aftertaste with a slight bitterness, nuances of spices and minerals.
Expressive, elegant, slightly smoky flavor presented tones of nuts, dried fruit and ripe apples.
This wine will be a wonderful addition to the braised pork, roast lamb and spicy dishes. It is also served with fish, white meat and grilled meat.
According to critics, "Dessimis" - wine, most impressively transmitting taste Pinot Grigio. The eponymous vineyard "Dessimis" where the vines are grown Pinot Grigio, is located in the Friuli Isonzo Rive Alte, at an altitude of 34 meters above sea level. Vineyard soil - clay, mixed with gravel and small stones, so have good drainage, and the presence of iron oxides and aluminum gives the reddish color of the earth.
Grapes for "Dessimis" Pinot Grigio collected manually in the middle of September, carefully separated from the stems and compressed before being subjected to cold maceration at 8 ° C for 6 hours. Fermentation takes place in old oak barrels at a temperature of 15-19 ° C for 11-13 days. After that, the wine is kept 7 months on the lees in oak barriques and 8 months in the bottle. Wine storage capacity is 12-17 years.
"Vie di Romans" - famous winery with a rich 100-year history. Its name - "the way of the Romans" - it takes on the terrain on which the beginning of the first millennium a road Roman legionaries, between Rome and the port city on the Adriatic. Originally called the farm on behalf of the owner Gianfranco Gallo. At the very beginning of his career Gianfranco decided to supply their wines in the United States. But in California, did not like his namesakes - the owners of the largest private winery Ernesto and Julio Gallo, who in court vetoed Gianfranco products and in 1986 all US Customs did not miss the wine with the name Gallo. Agriculture had to change the name of the three harvest wines went under the name Masut, which is not really caught on, and in 1990 the farm was renamed the "Vie di Romans".
Another grandfather and father Gianfranco involved in winemaking, but his fame farming "Vie di Romans" received only in the last 30 years. When Gianfranco in 1978 inherited the family vineyard, he was quite small - only 4 hectares. Now "Vie di Romans" owns 50 hectares of vineyards from which produces 14 wines, totaling 20,000 bottles per year, well-known in more than 30 countries around the world. These unique wine offer the most exquisite places, including restaurants Michelin.