Pinot Grigio or Pinot Gris derives from a mutation of Pinot Noir and nowadays is surely the italian white wine most recognized by international customers. Cultivated in Italy since Nineteenth century, it is most prominent in Alto Adige, Veneto and Friuli were are made the finest examples.
Pinot Grigio Doc Piave “Il tralcetto” is one of our older wines: we produce it since 1957. It is well appreciated all over the world for its nice packaging and for its ligh, very crisp and dry taste.
On november 2008 judged by Decanter Magazine as “best value white wine”.
Gravelly soil of alluvial origin.
After crushing and destemming, a gentle pressing gives 50% of run juice. 15 days alcoholic fermentation occurs under controlled temperature of 13° C.
5/6 months maturation is on its yeast and, after ranking and filtration, it follows 3 months bottle ageing.
Intense and elegant, fruity with peach and citrus aromas, spicy with nutmeg scent.
Dry and fresh sensation enhances elegant fruity falvours; a good match with crispy character and round one leaves palate with a perfect balance, assuring a very pleasant wine.
Seafood dishes, gourmet salads as Cesar’s, spicy and bittersweet appetizer, boiled white meat with spicy mayo, marinated fish with orange zest and pink pepper.