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BODY: Medium -
ACIDITY: Medium +
ORIGIN: Fruli-Venezia Giulia, Italy
- Pinot Grigio (Pinot Gris)
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Eugenio Collavini Spumante "Il Grigio" NV is a captivating sparkling wine that embodies the essence of Italian elegance and craftsmanship. With its refined bubbles and delightful flavors, this wine is sure to elevate any occasion. Il Grigio is perhaps the first Martinotti method in Friulian wine history, born in 1971.
Grape Varietals & Region: "Il Grigio" is crafted using a blend of carefully selected white grape varietals, 80% Chardonnay; 20% Pinot Grigio. The grapes are sourced from the esteemed vineyards of the Friuli-Venezia Giulia region in northeastern Italy. This region is renowned for its cool climate and diverse terroir, which contribute to the wine's distinct character.
Taste Profile: This Spumante delights the palate with its crisp and refreshing nature. It offers a harmonious balance between lively acidity and vibrant fruit flavors, showcasing notes of green apple, citrus, and delicate floral hints. The fine and persistent bubbles create a creamy mousse that enhances the wine's overall texture.
Winemaking Process: Eugenio Collavini employs traditional winemaking techniques to craft "Il Grigio." The grapes are gently pressed to extract the juice, which then undergoes a temperature-controlled fermentation. The wine then undergoes a secondary fermentation in stainless steel tanks using the Charmat method, where it acquires its delightful effervescence. Siz months of aging sur lies in horizontal tanks and at least three months of rest in the bottle, give the Grigio a rare finesse.
Eugenio Collavini is a renowned winery with a long-standing tradition of producing exceptional wines in Friuli. With a commitment to quality and innovation, the Collavini family combines their expertise with the region's unique terroir to create wines that reflect the authenticity and elegance of the area.