Place: Ruttàrs hamlet, comune of Dolegna del Collio, hill, marl and sandstone soil, south-east facing.. Training system: guyot 10 buds/plant, 5000 plants/hectare, year of planting 1989/1993; hand-harvest, yield 6 tons/hectare.
WINEMAKING AND AGEING
100% Tocai friulano grapes. De-stemming and pressing. Fermentation in steel tanks at 17°C. Ageing on the lees for 8 months, ageing in bottle 4 months.
Colour: straw yellow with golden highlights. Rich and complex bouquet, with notes of yellow apple, elderflower, hay, camomile, lime flower. Full-bodied, soft and salty with typical almond-tasting finish.
San Daniele ham, Cormons smoked ham, pasta with shrimps and shellfish, grilled fish. Serve at 11-12°C.
Bordeaux-style bottle 0,75 L.
Friulano is the most typical white wine of the Region. Rich, round and soft by nature, on Ruttàrs’ hill it becomes particularly fresh and salty, so to be less immediate when young but exciting after some years of rest inside the bottle.