Orsino, Pinot Grigio, DOC Veneto, Italy, 2018
A beacon of light in a dark sky, Orsino is the brightest of stars.
The vineyards are located on the hillsides and planted on clay soil. Cultivated in the espallier system and pruned Guyot style.
Grapes are harvested at dawn and late in the day to maintain fresh acidity. Clusters picked during the cooler hours remain intact and there is no risk of skin fermentation during transport. Once the grapes arrive in the cellar they are pressed immediately and the must is fermented in temperature controlled stainless steel tanks at 12-15°C. The wine is stabilised and bottled immediately under stelvin closure to ensure freshness.
No oak treatment.
Orsino Pinot Grigio is from the volcanic soils of Veneto. Meaning “little bear,” it depicts a constellation of stars that overlook and protect the vineyards by night. This is quintessential Pinot Grigio from northern Italy: crisp and dry in style, with pure-youthful stone and citrus fruit and delicate floral aromas, that offers fantastic value all year round.
Seafood, white meat, rice salads, grilled fish, fresh cheeses.