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La Roncaia Picolit 2016

True rare jewel in golden yellow
  • $63.00

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Primary Notes: Pear

Secondary Notes: Honey, almond

Tertiary Notes: Dried apricot and peach, raisins

Body: Medium

Dryness: Sweet

Acidity: High

Tannin: Light

Alcohol (%): 12%

Origin: Friuli-Venezia Giulia, Italy

Maker: https://boundbywine.com/blogs/vineyard-spotlight/la-roncaia?_pos=1&_psq=la%20ronc&_ss=e&_v=1.0

Grape: Refosco dal Peduncolo Rosso.

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Serving Temperature: Best served between 12 - 13 degrees

Asian Food Pairing: Dim sum, lotus chips

Western Food Pairing: High tea, scones, tarts

Description

La Roncaia Picolit 2016

Picolit is a rare vine, a true jewel of Friulian wine-making. This Picolit DOCG from the hills of Attimis has the colour of gold and the perfume of acacia honey underpinned by an elegant floral bouquet, a sublime flavour. It is the precious fruit of a careful selection of hand-harvested grapes that have just the right amount of sweetness. Aged- in oak barriques.

Harvest is carried out in late October, but this small quantity of grapes become must only after attentive, skilled raisining lasting 6 weeks. Part of the must is fermented in new Allier barriques and the rest in stainless-steel vats at a controlled temperature. In late spring assemblage is effected and, after a long maturation in barrique, the wine is bottled. The ageing in the bottle allows to obtain a mature Picolit capable of giving intense emotions.