Poggiobello Pinot Nero DOC

HK$149

Price per bottle 0,75l

When Genagricola acquired Azienda Agricola Poggiobello in 1974, its vineyards covered a small surface area of only 12 hectares. This territory is internationally recognized as one of Italy’s best for the production of white wine and its extraordinary potential proved a driving force behind the decision to invest in these vineyards. The company gradually initiated a series of lot acquisitions near the Company’s the winery.

The company now boasts a surface area of 110-hectares, ninety of which host cultivated vineyards. It grows ancient indigenous varieties like Ribolla Gialla, Friulano, Refosco, Verduzzo Friulano and Picolit (of which Poggiobello owns the largest portion of the Colli Orientali Consortium). Moreover, the company also grows the most known international varieties such as merlot and sauvignon , which have been cultivated in this territory for centuries.

Pinot Nero is a vine that originated in the Borgogna area and it is cultivated quite frequently in northern Italy as well. Often used to produce sparkling wines, it is known for the natural acidity of its grapes. In some particularly prestigious winemaking areas, it is used to make reds, giving rise to elegant still wines.

Wine Features

Winery: Azienda Agricola Poggiobello
Region: Friuli-Venezia Giulia
Grapes Used: 100% Pinot Nero
Vinification: These de-stemmed grapes are pressed and their skins are left to macerate in musts at controlled temperatures (26°C), for 4-5 days, to allow for the natural transfer of color from the grapes to the must. After wine-production which occurs in steel, the wine is placed in large durmast 35-hl barrels for 4 months. Later, the bottled wine is left to rest for at least three months.
Vintage: 2013
Alcohol: 13.0%
Bottle Size: 0,75l
Colour: Ruby-red.
Taste: To the palate it proves pleasantly dry, extremely elegant and velvety, with long-lasting persistence.
Aroma: This wine has a characteristic orange rim. Its scent is distinct and singular, recalling red fruits, particularly raspberry.

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