NEWS AND EVENTS

LE GRAND TASTING by Bettane + Desseauve

2-3 December - 2021
Carrousel du Louvre - Paris

MERANO WINE FESTIVAL 

8-12 November 2021
Merano

OPERA WINES by Wine Spectator 

19th June 2021
Verona

GREAT WINES OF ITALY by James Suckling 

6th March 2020
Moor Building - Miami

WINE SYMPOSIUM VILLA D'ESTE

7-10 November 2019
Villa d'Este - Cernobbio



2020 FLORS DI UIS

TECHNICAL DATA

Alcohol: 14.22 %

Total acidity: 5.6 g/l

pH: 3.43

Estimated peak of maturation: 9 years

Estimated cellar life: 20 years

VINEYARD

Category: white, dry

Grape variety: malvasia istriana 73 %, tocai friulano 7 % and rhein riesling 20 %

Source vineyard: Boghis, Ciampagnis and Vie di Romans

Geographical area: Friuli Isonzo Rive Alte

Place: Mariano del Friuli (GO)

Average planting age: 28 years

Vine density: 6,000 vines/ha (2,428 vines/ac)

Yield per hectare and per vine: 6,300 kg/ha (5,620 lbs/ac) and 1.02 kg/plant

Layout: 2.40 x 0.70 m - 1.90 x 0.80 m - 1.60 x 1 m

Area: 3.88. ha (9.58 ac) in production

Elevation: 29 - 34 m (95 - 111 ft)

Exposure: East - West and North - South

Training method: simple guyot and spur pruning

Soils profile: ranges from shallow to medium deep. With generous gravel-pebbly texture, sand-silt of a reddish hue due to presence of ferrous and aluminum oxides, well drained

Harvest period: 8th, 21st September 2020

VINIFICATION

De-stemming and crushing

Pre-fermentation cold maceration: 8 °C (46 °F)

Pre-fermentation cold settling

Fermentation: 16÷19°C (61-66 °F)

Yeast: selected strains

Length of fermentation: 18 - 20 days

Malolactic fermentation: not made

Maturation: 8 months on the lees

Clarification: non-agent natural in steel

Bottling: 24th May 2021

Bottle-ageing: 9 months