Zuani riserva collio bianco

A white wine obtained from a blend of native Friulano grapes and international varieties that thrive in Friuli, especially in Collio, with its outstandingly favourable geology, soil types and site climates.

VARIETIES

Friulano, Chardonnay, Sauvignon, Pinot Grigio.

APPELLATION

D.O.C. Collio.

CHARACTERISTICS

COLOUR: bright straw yellow, shading into pale gold.
BOUQUET: the characterful nose reveals subtle hints of toastiness and vanilla with distinct hints of citrus fruit.
PALATE: impressive palate with well-extracted fruit, thanks in part to the late harvest. The complex, well-sustained palate is seamless from entry through to the leisurely finish.

SOIL TYPE

Marl and sandstone of Eocene origin, known as Ponca. Excellent exposure and position, with medium to steep slope.

VINIFICATION

Cold maceration, then maturing in small barrels of French oak with lees stirring, daily at first, then weekly..

WINE AND FOOD PAIRING

A “meditation wine” to enjoy on its own, or with light starters, baked rice or pasta, shellfish, crustaceans and white meats; serve at about 16 °C.

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