Place: Ruttàrs hamlet, comune of Dolegna del Collio, hill, marl and sandstone soil, south-west facing.. Training system: guyot 10 buds/plant, 5000 plants/hectare, year of planting 1989/1993; hand-harvest, yield 6 tons/hectare.
WINEMAKING AND AGEING
De-stemming and pressing. Fermentation in steel tanks at 18°C. Ageing on the lees for 8 months, ageing in bottle 4 months.
Colour straw yellow. Intense and very rich flavour of golden apple, white peach, nutmeg, gunpowder, pepper on mineral background. Soft in mouth, balanced freshness with clean saltyness, fruity and mineral finish.
First courses with mushrooms, oysters, grilled fish. Serve at 11-12°C.
Bordeaux-style bottle 0,75 L.
It perfectly develops the soul of Ruttàrs’ hill. In mouth it’s crisp and salty, In the nose it smells like sea water with elegant aromatic hints which make complex the wine. Full in body, it’s a long-ageing wine that becomes fascinating after some years of rest inside the bottle.