Terlato Vineyards Friuli Pinot Grigio 2021

Terlato Vineyards Friuli Pinot Grigio 2021

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Varietal
Pinot Grigio
Region
Italy
Sub-Appellation
Friuli
Alcohol
13.5%

Overview

The hillside Estate vineyards are expertly planted, pruned, handpicked and vinified to create full-bodied wines with expressive fruit and a distinctive mineral character. The Estate vineyards unique soil and proximity to the Alps and Adriatic Sea moderates temperatures and extends the growing season. The result is complex and expressive fruit and mineral character with a perfectly balanced structure. Taste is the difference.

Aging

6-8 months on the yeasts with weekly battonage for enhanced texture.

Fermentation

Fermented in stainless steel tanks with select neutral yeasts to enhance the varietal aromas. No malolactic fermentation to preserve freshness and drinkability.

Winemaker

Pierpaolo Sirch

Tasting Notes

Style

Crisp, Complex, Full Bodied

Flavor

Almond, Floral, Peach, Pear

Aroma

Bright notes of citrus, white peach, pear and spring flowers

Taste

Complex and layered with ripe peach, pear, citrus and a mouth filling texture with crisp mineral finish. 20-45 years old, planted at 4,500 vines/hectare over 240 acres. Estate grown and hand-harvested in whole clusters.