Wine Details

Vigna Del Lauro Ribolla Gialla Venezia Giulia IGT

The Ribolla Gialla is elegant and fruity with sweet aromas and flavors of sliced apple and honey laced with a delectable hint of cream. A medium body and persistent finish are balanced by plenty of freshness. This is an exemplar wine of precision and complexity, from the northeastern Cormòns area of Friuli, home to the best vineyard sites.

Region:

Producer:

Vigna Del Lauro

Varietal:

100% Ribolla Gialla

Vineyard:

Cormòns (GO)

Yield:

9,500 kg per hectar

Aging:

Stainless steel until bottling in April

Alcohol content:

12.5%

Age of vines:

60 years

pH level:

3.5

Acidity:

5.0 g/l

Production:

60,000 bottles

Soil:

Sandy marl from the Eocene period, south/southeast exposure

Training:

Double-arched cane

Average altitude:

160 meters (525 feet) a.s.l.

Vinification:

Temperature controlled fermentation in stainless steel, malolactic fermentation

Harvest:

First 3 weeks in September

Release:

May

Recent press reviews

91

Vigna Del Lauro Ribolla Gialla Venezia Giulia IGT 2018

James Suckling (91)- "Sliced-apple and honey aromas and flavors with some cream. Medium body, plenty of fruit and persistent, balanced finish with freshness. Drink now. "