Planted with Glera, Pinot Grigio, Friulano and Sauvignon Blanc, the fruit concentration is balanced with crisp, refreshing acidity; demonstrating why so many believe that this area is Italy’s finest for the production of white wines.
100% Estate grown on Alluvial soils with 40% to 60% stone content, Vines are trained using the Guyot method with a density of 4500 vines per hectare. Yields average 9 tonnes a hectare and the harvest is usually the first half of September They have achieved SQNI certification, a National Quality System of Integrated Production (SQNPI) aimed at the enhancement of agricultural and agri-food productions and in particular provides for the certification of the integrated production process that combines good agronomic practices with a sustainable use of fertilisers and phytosanitary products in order to guarantee the economy of agricultural practices and at the same time a low environmental impact.
Modern wine making protocols such as anaerobic temperature controlled ferments in stainless steel captures the beautiful freshness and tropical fruits contained within the grapes.
- SQNPI certified, there is a water well and a solar plant are on site to minimise environmental impact.
- They only use lighter, more ecological bottles which reduce the carbon footprint.
- Pierpaolo Cielo is the fourth generation of the Cielo family to make wines in the Friuli region.