Wine Livon, "Villa Chiopris" Friulano, Friuli Grave DOC
Reviews of purchase Livon, "Villa Chiopris" Friulano, Friuli Grave DOC
The wine is pure straw-yellow color.
The taste of the wine is dry, pleasant, with a bitter almond nuances in the finish.
The aroma of wine full-bodied, fruity, with notes of wildflowers.
The wine is an excellent complement to fish starters, not too dense hot fish dishes, prosciutto, prosciutto San Daniele especially. Also, it can be drunk without additions.
Tokay Friulano grape variety for making wine "Villa Chiopris" Friulano grows in the municipality Kopris-WISCON. Soils of vineyards - alluvial. Harvesting automated. After the process of cold maceration for 8 hours in a cold press and the horizontal filtering, the wort is fermented in stainless steel vats at a controlled temperature of 15 ° C. Then the wine is kept in the same vat for 4 months at a constant temperature. After bottling and short exposure in which the wine is marketed.
Among the various types of soils in Friuli, Friuli Grave terroir is individually landscape, which is characterized by rocky riverbeds, making its way from the hills to the Adriatic Sea. This large plain consisting of alluvial rock, which stretches from the border with the Veneto region in the west to the Colli Orientali del Friuli in the east. Tenuta Villa Chiopris is situated in the eastern part of the area, near the Colli del Friuli, between the towns of Chiopris and Viscone. Its vineyards, occupying 60 hectares, stretched on the iron-rich alluvial soils of the free, is very favorable for growing grapes. In the mid-1990s, in order to remain competitive in the market, the family bought a farm famous winemakers friulianskih Livonia. Purchase Villa Kopris allowed them to supply the market with a full range of wines from the Friuli region. Today, "Livonia" - a global company, owns more than 200 hectares of vineyards and produces five different brands: "Livon", "Tenuta Roncalto" and "Villa Chiopris" (Friuli), "Borgo Salcetino" (Tuscany) and the "Fattoria Col Santo" ( Umbria).