Pradio, Pinot Grigio, DOC, Priara, Friuli Grave, Italy, 2021
The Cielo's family estate based in Friuli Grave DOC is the source of top quality white and sparkling wines.
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% family 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.
Meticulous grape selection, soft pressing, use of different types of yeast, partial malolactic fermentation, long resting on noble lees. Ageing in steel then in bottle for a minimum of 3 months.
No oak ageing
Pradio Estate grows Pinot Grigio with a bright saturated straw-yellow hue, has a complex and well-blended wild flower and ripe fruit (apple and banana) bouquet. Strong personality, long, pleasantly fresh and lingering on the palate.
Fish and pasta.
Pinot Grigio 100%
6 x 75cl