Ponte del Diavolo Pinot Grigio 2015

£8.99

TASTING NOTE

Light, bright lemon in colour with a lively, freshly cut pear and baked bread character on the nose. Aromatic, with good structure and body, it has lovely elegance on the palate with ripe pears, a touch of sherbet and a nutty note offset by the characteristic freshness of wines from Friuli.

 The Pinot Grigio grapes for this wine are grown in vineyards in Grave del Friuli in the southern part of Friuli.  The vines are grown on alluvial plains with stony soils.

After crushing, the must was chilled to 11-12°C and pressed gently to ensure no herbaceous aromas were extracted.  Temperature-controlled fermentation using selected yeasts took place in stainless steel tanks between 12-14°C.  Cold fermentation meant that the process could be drawn out to 30 days to increase perfume and complexity. The wine remained at 6°C in tank on the fine lees until bottling.  This is a costly and time consuming process but plays a key role in contributing to the finesse and delicate aromatics of the finished wine. No carbon fining was used and the Pinot Grigio was sealed under Stelvin to maximise freshness and eliminate cork taint.

12.5% abv


 

Ponte del Diavolo Pinot Grigio 2015
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