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Masut da Rive - Masut Da Rive Pinot Nero 2017 750ml (750ml)

Price: $24.99

6+ Price: $19.99 / btl

Producer Masut da Rive
Country Italy
Region Friuli-Venezia Giulia
Varietal Pinot Nero
Vintage 2017
Sku RD10901
Size 750ml

Sun-drenched red and blue fruits mingle with underbrush, crushed violets, fresh loam, and pipe tobacco in this elegant, succulent '17 Pinot Nero. Swaddling the palate with velvety tannins, the wine's keen acidity keeps it nimble and very food friendly. Deriving from a 1.2-acre plot of vines with rocky, clayey soils, Pinot Nero grapes ferment in temperature-controlled stainless steel, and the wine ages for twelve to eighteen months in barriques before bottling, where it rests for a year prior to release.

Masut da Rive Description

Masùt da Rive possesses strong ties to Friulian tradition, having been established in 1937 by Antonio Gallo. Nevertheless, in 1979, the estate commenced a new period in its tenure under Fabrizio Silvano (fourth generation), gradually implementing both business operations and viticultural practices that supported modern viability. (Like Tocai Friulano, Masùt da Rive also had some naming difficulties, as an American winery bore the same identity. Its new orientation was formally honored with the adoption of a new name-Masùt da Rive of Fabrizio and Silvano. This transition reached its apex between 1991 and 1992, when Fabrizio eliminated old processes of pruning and training from the regimen. Friuli's modern phase began in the 1960s, when a crisp, clean white became the defining expression not only for Friuli but for the whole of Italy as well. Masùt da Rive honors this exemplar in the vinification of its white portfolio, reserving barrique solely for its Maurus Chardonnay. (Th

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