PIGNOLO ROMAIN RODARO 2008
DOP FRIULI COLLI ORIENTALI – ROMAIN LIMITED EDITION LABEL
Grape variety PIGNOLO 100% (Native Variety)
Age of vines 17 years old
Vineyard aspects West & South-East facing
Vine cultivation system Guyot
Yield per hectare 40 q
Harvest period September
Grape provenance 100% Single Estate wine
Notes Evolutionary Wine. The production is available in the best vintages only. 1Kg of grapes will yield circa 0.5 l of wine.
Average annual quantity 1.100 (0,75l), 1.000 (1,5l)
Aging In French oak barrels for 36 months
Technical data Acidity: 5 gr/l - Non-reducing extract: 34.20 gr/l
Evolutionary peak from 10 years after the harvest
Vineyard name Conte Romano (Terraced Hillside)
Vineyard altitude180 m a.s.l.
Soil composition Marl and sandstone flysch of Eocene origin ("ponca")
Vine density per hectare 6.000 vines per ha
Grape yield per plant Approx. 0.7 Kg.
Harvesting Manual – In small crates (2 kg)
Pest control Low environmental impact integrated pest management
Wine style Dry Red from naturally dried grapes
Vinification Grapes naturally dry off the vine in small crates to enhance flavours and aromas prior to fermentation (Approx. 4 weeks).
Alcohol content 15.5% alc. by vol.
Serving temperature 18° C
Cellar Longevity 25 years after the harvest