Verduzzo Friulano (scodovacca), 2009

By Denis Montanar

  • Region: Friuli Venezia Giulia
  • Country: Italy
  • Colour: Orange
  • Sweetness:
  • Grape Varieties:
    • Unfined.
    • Unfiltered.

    Notes on additives, aids & processing used:

    • Organic/Biodynamic/Equivalent
    • Total Sulphites: 55 mg/L
    • This wine is fermented spontaneously.
    • Other Information:NUMBER OF BOTTLES PRODUCED: 1,300 75cl-bottles, GRAPE VARIETY: Verduzzo Friulano 100%, AVERAGE AGE OF VINEYARD: 19 years, TYPE OF SOIL: clay, ALTITUDE: 9 metres above sea level, PLANT PROTECTION: minimal use of copper and sulphur, CERTIFICATION: Organic, HARVEST: hand picked in crates, ALCOHOL CONTENT: 14.4%, YEASTS: indigenous, FILTRATION: no, CLARIFICATION: no, VINIFICATION/AGING: de-stemmed and macerated with whole grains and indigenous yeast for 3 days in open vats and pressed vertically. Stored in in 5 hectolitre French oak barrels (Tonneaux) for 50 months, SERVING TEMPERATURE: 14-16°C

    About Denis Montanar

    Friuli Venezia Giulia, Italy Denis’ family has farmed this domaine for four generations. He is a member of ‘La Renaissance des Appellations’ and his vineyards have been grown organically since 1996, also meeting biodynamic standards. His wines are natural and fermented using only indigenous yeasts.