Novapalma, Prosecco DOC, Friuli Venezia Giulia, Italy
Organically certified and made gently Novapalma is an excellent new look at two internationally renowned wine styles.
Drawing on the ancient eponymous star-shaped fortified town in Fruili and coupled with the direct translation of the word ‘novapalma’ itself, meaning new hand, this range of wines combines the heritage of this northern Italian land with a fresh modern approach. Reflecting an appreciation and care for the land that has been existed here for centuries.
The soil is calcareous of marine origin. The climate is temperate and sub-continental, with mild winters, without late frosts, and windy summers. Rainfall is scarce (about 800-1100 mm per year) with a slight accentuation in autumn. In dry summers, emergency irrigation is provided.
Manual grape harvest, soft pressing and fermentation without maceration at a controlled temperature below 20 ° C and in the presence of selected yeasts.
No oak ageing
A light straw yellow wine, fresh and fruity, with light notes of wild flowers and fresh fruit. Fresh, balanced and with beautiful fruity notes. The mousse is thin and well diffused and in the mouth it is soft and round.
Parma ham, mild cheeses and sushi.
Pinot Grigio 5%
6 x 75cl