Grape variety RIBOLLA GIALLA 100% (Native Variety)

Age of vines 30 years old

Vineyard aspects East & West facing / South

Vine cultivation system Guyot

Yield per hectare 70 q

Harvest period Late September

Grape provenance 100% Single Estate wine

Notes -

Average annual quantity 13.000 (0,75 l)

Aging In stainless steel tanks for 7-12 months

Dati tecnici Acidity: 4.89 gr/l - Non-reducing extract: 19.90 gr/l

Evolutionary peak from Approx. 2 - 3 years after the harvest

Vineyard name Romain (Terraced hillsides)

Vineyard altitude130 m a.s.l.

Soil composition Marl and sandstone flysch of Eocene origin ("ponca")

Vine density per hectare 5.500 vines per ha

Grape yield per plant Approx. 1.5 Kg.

Harvesting Manual

Pest control Low environmental impact integrated pest management

Wine style Dry White

Vinification Soft pressing. The clarification by decantation is followed by the fermentation at controlled temperature in stainless steel tanks.

Alcohol content 12.5% alc. by vol.

Serving temperature 12° C

Cellar Longevity Approx. 6 years after the harvest

Sensory profile Presaging its full body and intensity, the wine boasts an appearance of sun-ripe hay shot through with yellow-topaz. A first whiff reveals just-picked pear, apple, and apricot, where nectarine predominates, flanked by juicy yellow plum and wild pear. Heady, dense aromas slowly evolve into smoother, smoky-edged hints of rennet apple and cinnamon. The entry is classic Ribolla Gialla: tangy and crisp, with a clean, fresh minerality. Before reaching its heady, warmly-alcoholic mid-palate, the taster is uplifted by ultra-succulent apple and pear that both slake and stimulate the taste buds. Overall, it presents a succession of discrete sensory expressions, with supremely self-confident fruit eventually yielding to a clean, slightly bitterish finish.

Pairings The quintessential property of this varietal is to refresh and clean the palate when enjoying dishes that are fat-rich, sweet, and savoury, an ability that is perfectly embodied in this Rodaro 2018. Thus, it will be a superb complement to the entire range of antipasti, battered in particular, and with crudités. Its encounter with fish is sublime.

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