Col de Bliss Ribolla Gialla
Production Zone: D.O.C. Friuli Colli Orientali
Grape Variety: 100% Ribolla Gialla
Growing System: Traditional Friuli short single inverted with a plant density of 5.000 vines per hectare
Harvest time: The third week of September
Vinification:Harvested at the right degree of maturation, the grapes undergo a cold maceration process at 4°C for about 36 hours, being gently crushed afterwards. The must obtained is then let to cold-settle statically and additioned with a indigenous fermentation yeast prepared in advance (3-4 days before) with the best grapes selected from the same grape variety. It is then allowed to ferment slowly and to refine sur lies at controlled temperature with frequent batonnages in big (30lt) Slavonian oak barrels. Only after a suitable resting and maturing period in the bottle the wine is ready to be presented to the consumer. Availability: In autumn one year after the harvest.
Indicative values: Total acidity 5.6 g/L; alcohol 13.00% by vol.
Colour:Intense pale yellow with golden-greenish hues.
Notes on flavour and bouquet:A dense cloud of aromas: pineapple, passion fruit, wild flowers along with subtle citrus notes joined in a extremely refined texture. Well balanced with a delicious crisp taste finds an elegant mineral outline in a rounded body.
Serving Temperature: 8 - 10 °C
Pairing Suggestions: Pairs well with sea food and veggies starters, soups and veloutés, main fish dishes with sauces and fried food.