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XL 2014

The copper side of Pinot Grigio

Varietal

Pinot Grigio 100%

Experience is an excellent teacher and this is why we have restored the sense of tradition with our Pinot Grigio made as in the old days.

XL, rich in colour, it has a compact structure and ample palate.

15.50 (IVA incl.) Add to basket

Vineyards

Exclusively from our oldest vineyard “Mattia”. 5,500 vines planted per hectare, trained using the Guyot method. Yield of 60 ql/ha.

Harvest

Meticulous hand selection of the ripest bunches.

Vinification

The fruit is destemmed and the juice begins fermentation in stainless steel tanks on the skins for seven days at a controlled temperature (19-21°C). After racking, half of the must continues fermenting in 500 lt oak barrels and the remaining part in stainless steel tanks.

Aging

For eight months in the fermentation vats, with weekly batonnages on the noble lees. The wines are assembled and aged for an additional six months in stainless steel.

Tasting notes

Color

Luminous copper color.

Aroma

Spring flowers, wild strawberries, apple, and nuances of talc.

Taste

Generous body, revealing a kick of spice and a vibrant personality.

Pairings

Pair with raw seafood and shellfish, prosciutto and cantaloupe, risotto, pasta dishes, and fresh cheeses.

Standout chef pairing: Seafood soup by Arjan Kuqi @ La Frasca (Lauzacco, Italy).

Serve at

12-14°C.

In the press

XL 2014

Gambero Rosso > Due bicchieri
I Vini di Veronelli > Two stars
Bibenda > Four clusters

XL 2013

Vinous by Antonio Galloni > 91 points
VinePair > 8 Pinot Grigios for Haters of Pinot Grigio
Decanter > Think you know Pinot Grigio?
Wine spectator > The rise of rosato

XL 2012

Gambero Rosso > Due bicchieri
Slow Wine > Vino di personalità, con piacevoli sfumature nel colore and nel gusto, date dalle bucce; il frutto tropicale, dolce and rotondo, è integro nelle sue sfaccettature.
Vitae > Three vines
Vinous by Antonio Galloni > 90 points

XL 2011

James Suckling > 91 points

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