VELANTE PINOT GRIGIO
Friuli-Venezia Giulia DOC
100% Pinot Grigio
Bertani’s impact on Veneto wine making, particularly in Amarone production, is so considerable that ‘Bertani’ and ‘Amarone’ are nearly synonymous. Their 150+ year history is dotted with groundbreaking initiatives and royal accreditation. While respectful of their past, Bertani strives towards innovation, using progressive techniques and equipment allied with extensive experience and a deeply felt respect for tradition to provide wines of uncompromising quality.TERROIR & VINTAGE NOTES
The Pinot Grigio is grown in the Venezia Giulia region, including the provinces of Gorizia, Pordenone, Trieste and Udine. The alluvial soils consist of a gravel sub-layer covered by reddish clay rich in iron oxide. The vines average 10-15 years and are bilateral Guyot trained.WINEMAKING
Fermentation in steel containers at a controlled temperature of 58°F–60°F. The wine rests in tank for approximately four months.TASTING NOTES
An aroma of golden delicious apples, ripe pear and peach. It is a Pinot Grigio with good density and good balance between acidity and plushness. Perfect with light starters, salads, fish pasta dishes, risottos and light meats.