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Schioppettino di Prepotto

Deep ruby red in colour with purple tints. The nose displays fruity aromas of blueberry, blackcurrant and bramble that blend perfectly with the spicy notes of green peppercorn. The mouthfeel is velvety, fresh, enveloping and well balanced. Ageing it develops an elegant bouquet of autumn leaves and spices. It is a great accompaniment to rustic style dishes like those of the traditional Friulan cuisine, roasts and pot-roasts, game and mature cheeses.

Varietal Schioppettino
Appellation Friuli Colli Orientali DOC - Schioppettino di Prepotto Subzone
Production Area Prepotto
Soil type Eocene marl and sandstone
Training system Guyot
Winemaking and fining The grapes are manually harvested and delicately destemmed. Fermentation follows maceration on the skins in truncated cone shaped French oak vats. Pump overs are performed regularly to extract fine-grained tannins and colour from the skins. The wine it racked into French oak barriques where ages for 12 months and where malolactic fermentation takes place. The wine ages for further 10 month in stainless steel and then in the bottle.
Serving temperature 18°C

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