Antico Broilo – Ribolla Gialla DOC, 2008

Producer: Antico Broilo
Wine: Ribolla Gialla DOC, 2008
Grape Variety: 100% Ribolla Gialla
Production Zone: Prepotto, Colli Orientali del Friuli (Udine)
Altitude: 360 feet above sea level
Surface Area/Yield: 5.5 ton per 2.2 acres
Exposure: East
Soil: Clay, chalk and limestone
Vinification & Aging: After the harvest, the selected grapes go into the destemming then press, followed by vinification in stainless steel tanks. For the first 24-36 hours, the fermentation is open-tank. The wine is then transferred into other stainless steel tanks and left there for six months. At this point, the wine is ready for bottling, where it will age for an additional 6 months before being released.
Production: 166 cases
Alcohol: 13.5%
Description: Intense yellow color. Floral and fragrant, elegant and refined on the nose. An elegant citric taste on the palate, with a long, delicate finish.
Food Pairing: Great with pasta, cold meats and roasted rabbit
Ribolla Gialla DOC, 2008