Pinot Grigio Ramato
Producer: Tenuta Maccan
Region: Friuli-Venezia Giulia
Winemaker: Giovanni Ruzzene
Available Sizes: 750ml
Appellation: Friuli Grave DOC
Grape Variety: 100% Pinot Grigio
Fine and elegant with sharp aromas and persistent floral notes. White fruit explodes on the palate with distinct freshness. Crisp, bright and lingering character make this a perfect example of Pinot Grigio. The designation “Ramato” refers to the rich, copper color of the wine that comes from skin contact. Ramato also means you are drinking a rich, traditional Pinot Grigio that is unique to Friuli.
Appetizers indeed! A variety of cheese from soft and decadent Brie to hard cheeses with a hint of salt. A natural companion to virtually any mild, white fish.
Pinot Grigio has become so ubiquitous and most usually served over-chilled it frequently earns a “Seinfeld” inspired “yada-yada.” Detail-oriented wine drinkers will realize the unique character of this Pinot Grigio when served at its ultimate best temperature of 46-60 degrees F. In this range, the full spectrum of aromas and flavors emerge. The result is bright, crisp wine that is truly expressive of it native Friuli.
Limestone and clay. Farming is Certified Sustainable.
48 hours cold skin contact maceration, fermentation at controlled temperature, maturation in steel tanks for several months, 7 months on the lees.