Pighin Chardonnay D.O.C. Friuli Grave 2021


Characteristics:
Crisp and refreshing 100% Chardonnay, unwooded, with a straw yellow colour and greenish tinges. Aromas of vanilla, fresh flowers balanced with a light citrusy finish. It will gain character over time and can age for 2 to 3 years.

Food pairing:
as an aperitif, with fish based appetizers. Serve with delicate shellfish like crab and prawns and steamed or grilled fish. Try this wine with pasta or risotto with spring vegetables and creamy vegetable soups. Goes well with oysters or raw fish such as sashimi or delicately spiced fish or salads.

About this winery:
Pighin family winery is situated in North Eastern Italy’s DOC region of Friuli-Venezia Giulia. Grapes are sourced from two different vineyards, in the renowned regions of Friuli Grave and Collio, which allows different wine style expressions. The Friuli Grave region named after its meager, chalky stone and gravel soils is ideal for white vine varieties. The climate, cool yet moderated by the proximity of water and the sun’s reflective effect on the stony soils, allows a long growing season to ripen the fruit well into autumn.



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