Masut da Rive – Pinot Bianco DOC

Producer: Masut da Rive
Wine: Pinot Bianco DOC
Grape Variety: 100% Pinot Bianco
Production Zone: Isonzo del Friuli
Altitude: 120 feet above sea level
Surface Area/Yield: 2.5 acres, 2.5 tons per acre
Exposure: Southeast
Soil: Chalky with gravel.
Vinification & Aging: The grapes were whole cluster pressed and the juice was settled and racked off the lees into stainless steel tanks. Fermentation took 7 – 10 days under temperature controls, after which the wine was aged in stainless steel tanks for 9 months. A light filtration was followed by bottling and an additional 3 months bottle aging prior to release.
Production: 167 cases
Alcohol: 13%
Description: Straw color with green highlights. Floral and ripe apple aromas. The wine is soft and harmonious on the palate with sensations of almonds and ripe peach. The finish is smooth and pleasing.
Food Pairing: Aperitif; mild cheeses, pasta dishes, fresh fish.
Pinot Bianco