Ribolla, 2010

By Radikon

  • Region: Friuli
  • Country: Italy
  • Colour: Orange
  • Sweetness:
  • Grape Varieties:
    • Unfined.
    • Unfiltered.
    • No added sulphites.

    Notes on additives, aids & processing used:

    • Total Sulphites: 5 mg/L
    • This wine is fermented spontaneously.
    • Other Information:Ribolla is an original grape of our homeland: because of its peculiarities, it is most indicated for maceration on the grape skins., Wine-making: After taking off the grape stalks, the grape is put in oak vats, where maceration is held without temperature control or chemical yeasts adding. Grape skins must be always covered with wine: that’s why during all the fermentation the cap is punched down manually 3 – 4 times per day. At the end of the alcoholic fermentation vats are filled and the wine stays in contact with the skins thru December., Cask aging: After the racking the wine lies in casks (25 to 35 hl capacity) for about 36 months: in the meantime more than one racking could be necessary., During all these processes no type of chemical preservative is added to the wine. , Bottling is made without any filtration or clarification, in bottles of 1,00 l and 0,50 l, with no preservatives added.

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      About Radikon

      Friuli, Italy

      Located in Oslavia, near Gorizia, this 12ha vineyard grows on steep slopes. Our soil consists mainly of eocene marls, producing optimal conditions for viticulture. The estate has been run by Stanislao (Stanko) Radikon since 1980, together with his wife Suzana and son, Saša.