- Appellation: Friuli Venezia Giulia
- Region: Friuli Venezia Giulia
- Country: Italy
- Colour: Orange
- Grape Varieties: Friulano
- Soil type: Ponka
- Vessel type: Wood - Old oak, Wood - Other (e.g. acacia, cherry etc.)
- Low sulphite.
Notes on additives, aids & processing used:
- No temperature control.
- Total Sulphites: 25 mg/L
- This wine is fermented spontaneously.
- Other Information:Alcohol: 13%
Bottle size: 75cl
Age of Vines: 10 years
22 day maceration, spontaneous fermentation in old oak with indigenous yeasts
Tasting note: Hints of officinal herbs. Citrus notes are felt in the nose, candied fruit and ginger. Fresh on the palate, from unusual tannin taste to a delicate and long finish.
Friuli Venezia Giulia, Italy
Azienda Agricola Dario Prinčič is located in Oslavia, not far from the Slovenian’s boarder. 10 hectares densely planted with a Southeast exposure. The land is very steep, the soil is clay and sandstone, Everything here is done by hand.
Grapes are de-stemmed and placed in open wooden vats for the maceration with no temperature control, no use of yeasts nor sulfur. Maceration depend on the variety of the grape. After pressing, the go to wooden barrels and barriques. Before bottling, the wine stays 6 months in stainless steel tanks for natural fining. During bottling, small dosis of sulfur (15–20 mg/l) are used. The wines are bottled unfiltered.
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