Pinot Grigio Klodic

By | 2nd April 2016

Area of Production
Fruili Isonzo

Terrain
Stony alluvial soil

Varieties
Pinot Grigio 100%

Production
One bottle per plant

Harvest
By Hand

Vinification
The most important component of the klodic vinification process is the maceration of the grapes for thirty-six hours. After this crucial maceration period, the undergo fermentation and the must are left on the lees for six months. The wine is then filtered and bottled at the end of the summer.

Description
What sets the pinot Grigo Klodic apart from most traditional pinot grigios is its vibrant colour and structure. While most pinot grigio immediately faces the soft press and bottling after the harvest, our Pinot Grigio Klodic is macerated for thirty-six hours to obtain deep colour and then left on the lees for six months. A delicate and complex process usually not reserved for the variety, it vaults the Klodic into the top tier of the world’s Pinot Grigios.

Serving and recommendation
Pinot Grigio Klodic should be served in a board-rimmed white wine glass at approximately 12°C / 53°F. The Pinot Grigio Klodic’s rich structure allows it complement many courses such as pasta and poultry where other pinot grigios might fall short. It also pairs excellently with all fish-based dishes and many kinds of cheese at the Italian restaurant.

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