Ribolla Gialla, 2017

By Az. Agr. Prinčič Dario

  • Appellation: IGT Venezia Giulia
  • Region: Friuli Venezia Giulia
  • Country: Italy
  • Colour: White
  • Grape Varieties: Ribolla Gialla
  • Soil type: Ponca
  • Vessel type: Wood - Old oak, Stainless Steel
  • Unfined.
  • Unfiltered.
  • Low sulphite.

Notes on additives, aids & processing used:

  • No temperature control.
  • Organic/Biodynamic/Equivalent
  • Total Sulphites: 20 mg/L
  • This wine is fermented spontaneously.
  • Other Information:Alcohol: 12% Bottle size: 75cl Age of Vines: 35 years 35 day maceration, spontaneous fermentation in vats with indigenous yeasts Tasting Note: Intense yellow amber. Sweet spices, dried fruit, apricot jam, herbal hints and lightweight hydrocarbon sensation. Savoury, mineral, thin, balanced and moderate tannins.

About Az. Agr. Prinčič Dario

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.