La Risposta 110, Ribolla gialla – Kurtin (75cl) Friuli Venezia Giulia
Region: Friuli Venezia Giulia
Grape: Ribolla Gialla
Producer: Azienda Agricola Kurtin. With more than a century of history and tradition, Azienda Agricola Kurtin , has recently had a new start with Ulisse Bellesso, Alessio Kurtin and Isacco Curtarello. New ambitions for the future, always in the constant search for improvement while maintaining its local identity. Kurtin can use the Collio DOP denomination on their wines which is one of the best area of production for international grape varieties as Sauvignon Blanc, Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon. However in this area white grapes have found their best growing area, as the native Ribolla Gialla and Friulano Grape.
Vineyard: An ancient white variety from northern Italy, bordering Slovenia; rarely seen elsewhere. Ribolla Gialla yields dry, racy wines. When made with traditional white wine vinification methods, the grape offers delicate floral aromas, peach and citrus flavors alongside crisp acidity; wines are typically light in body.
Thanks to thick skins, when it’s produced with prolonged skin contact and aged in large oak casks, Ribolla Gialla yields more complexity, with a great depth of flavors including dried apricot, honeyed nut and mineral. It was considered one of Italy’s greatest white wines, and was always present on the dining tables of nobles in Venice during the 13th century.
Taste: Charmat Method wine made from Ribolla Gialla, which has natural high acidity and makes it perfect for the production of sparkling wines. Fresh citrus and floral aromas on the nose. Intense, with lively bubbles on the palate and a pleasant long finish.
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