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La Roncaia Pinot Grigio Friuli Colli Oriental 2017 750ml (750ml)

Price: $29.99

6+ Price: $19.99 / btl

Producer La Roncaia
Country Italy
Region Friuli-Venezia Giulia
Varietal Refosco
Vintage 2017
Sku WH2624
Size 750ml
 

Bright, creamy, and energetic, this '17 Pinot Grigio wraps its juicy citrus and orchard fruits around a core of tropical fruits, peppery spices, white wildflowers, crushed rocks, and lemon zest. Beautifully balanced, this delicately oaky Pinot Grigio offers a delightfully food-friendly palate in its balanced rich fruits, lemony acidity, and elegant minerality. Deriving from vineyards with marly, sandstone-rich soils, grapes ferment in temperature-controlled stainless steel, and the wine ages for a year in barrique before bottling.

La Roncaia Description

Family-owned-and-operated Fantinel has always had a commitment to Friuli, to its traditions, and especially to its wine. This commitment led the estate to found a satellite estate, La Roncaia, in 1998. Situated in the swirling hills of Nimis, in eastern Friuli, the La Roncaia estate explores Fantinel's dedication to the cultivation and vinification of the indigenous varietals of Friuli, as well as a few well-chosen international grapes. La Roncaia spans 54 choice acres in Colli Orientali del Friuli, a hilly region that offers multitudinous microclimates held within its small geographical limits. Alongside consulting winemaker Tibor Gal, La Roncaia's team works to match each grape to its ideal microclimate and terroir in order to craft wines that embody their land's rare terroir, their region's singular traditions, and their grapes' individual natures. La Roncaia is a boutique winery, where quality is emphasized over quantity, and its unique Friulian expressions--including its rare Pico

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