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Friuli Colli Orientali Pignolo MYÒ 2015 – Zorzettig

Friuli Colli Orientali Pignolo MYÒ 2015 - Zorzettig
Written by Piero Pardini

Credits: © Piero PardiniThe Wolf Post – ITALY

Wine: Pignolo
Variety composition: 100% Pignolo.
Denomination: D.O.C. Friuli Colli Orientali.
Alcoholic strength: 13.5% vol.
Vintage: 2015.
Production area: Spessa vineyards (Udine).
Exposure: North South-East.
Nature of the soil: clayey, Ponca, characteristic stratification of sandstone marl of Eocene origin.
Altitude: 250 meters above sea level.
Harvest: by hand with careful selection of the bunches, mid-October.
Planting date: 1980
Density of vines per hectare: 4.500
Training system: guyot.
Production: 40 q.li/ha
Vinification: fermentation started in steel tanks with daily fulling.
Aging: in barrique for 24 months and 12 months in tonneaux; up to 10% in tonneaux, with a selection of historical vintages.
Refinement: 24 months in the bottle.
Serving temperature: 18° C.

Friuli Colli Orientali Pignolo MYÒ 2015 - Zorzettig

© Zorzettig

Tasting Notes
Sample with an intense ruby red color, almost impenetrable, with a good consistency.
The nose opens with delicate hints of red berries, cherries in alcohol. There are toasted notes and a nuance of licorice in the finish.
The sip is rich, with an important but not aggressive tannin. A structured wine, with a wide sip and well balanced in its parts. A pleasant balsamic note remains in the mouth. Recommended in combination with carré of beef in a pepper crust.

Rating
3 Lupetti

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33043 Cividale del Friuli (UD) Italia
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About the author

Piero Pardini

Founder and editor of "The Wolf Post".
Freelance Journalist.
Wine critic and Sommelier.
He has also written about sports and technology for some specialized magazines.
Co-author of the authorized biography "Gianni Clerici - The writer, the poet the journalist", Le Lettere, Firenze.

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