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Fattori Pinot Grigio "Valparadiso"

Country

Italy

Region

Veneto

Producer

Fattori

Vintage

2017

Composition

100% PINOT GRIGIO

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WINEMAKER NOTES

Antonio Fattori, who runs this 25 hectare property, comes from a family of winemakers in Veneto. With over a century of history, the winery has accumulated a solid base for continuing improvement and some expansion. Antonio made a decision in the early ’90s to produce his own wine with his own label, to begin to place the wines into the international market. The wines are splendid, superbly clean and well made, brimming with fruit and wonderfully balanced acidity. The brothers are extremely modest and humble, allowing their wines to speak for them.

TASTING NOTES

Overwhelming and inebriating perfumes of pear, pineapple, banana, apricot, peach and apple, field grasses, chamomile and green tea. Fruity, frank and rich in structure with surrounding softness.

PAIRING SUGGESTIONS

Ideal with sea fish and vegetable starters. Serve at 12°C, aging potential 30 months.

VINEYARD

Average age of the vines is 15 years, with 5,000 vines per hectare. 6,000 – 7,000 Lt/Ha and 30,000 bottles are produced each year. Harvested at the end of August. The vineyard consists of 10 hectares totally cultivated in Guyot in the volcanic hills in the commune of Roncà, from 150 to 250 m above s/l.

VINIFICATION

Starting at the end of August. The grapes are handpicked, transported and processed the same day. Fermentation and Maturation in stainless steel vats (50%) and oak barrels (50%).