PIGHIN PINOT GRIGIO
Collio is Friuli’s finest area of production and the Pighin Collio estate is ranked among the top five in the region with its southern-exposed, low-yielding vineyards on deep sandstone soils. The grapes for all of Pighin’s wines are handpicked and pressed in state-of-the-art pneumatic presses. The must is fermented and matured in stainless steel vats (no oak is used), allowing the characteristics of the grape variety to show beautifully.
Pinot Grigio single variety.
Takes place in temperature-controlled stainless steel vats for 20 days at a temperature between +18° and +22°C.
In stainless steel tanks at a constant temperature of +12°C. The wine undergoes cold stabilization before bottling.
COLOR: bright straw yellow with shades of amber.
AROMA: floral, fruity, with delicate notes of acacia blossoms, banana and pineapple.
TASTE: in the mouth it is dry with excellent body, balanced with an elegant aromatic varietal finish.
Pleasing as an aperitif, it complements seafood appetizers and grilled fish dishes. It is wonderful with white meats served with sweet flavoured sauces.
At a temperature of between +10° and +12°C. Uncork just before serving.
CONSUMPTION AND AGING POTENTIAL:
Ideal when consumed young. If stored well, its gains character over time and can age for 3 to 4 years.
• Planet Grape: 91 pts
• Tasting Panel: 91 pts
POINTS OF DISTINCTION
• Estate is ranked among the top five in Collio for vineyard quality
• Produced without oak contact to promote true varietal character
• Versatile with seafood as well as vegetarian foods and white meats