2016 Masut da Rive Jesimis Pinot Grigio Ramato

2016 Masut da Rive Jesimis Pinot Grigio Ramato

£26.90
  • Producer: Masut da Rive
  • Vintage: 2016
  • ABV: 14% Vol.
  • Grape: Pinot Grigio 100%
  • Italian Quality Road: DOC Friuli Venezia Giulia
  • Serving Temperature: 10/12°C
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2016 Masut da Rive Jesimis Pinot Grigio Ramato
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2016 Masut da Rive Jesimis Pinot Grigio Ramato
£26.90

Intense onion skin colour with bright reflections. Challenging aroma of ripe fruit, hints of rose petals and white chocolate. intense and sharp on the palate, rich and warm, mineral with sweet toasted notes which remind toffees. Dry and very elegant.

The history of Masùt da Rive’s Pinot Noir began in the mid-1980s, after a trip by Silvano, the patriarch, to the land of France. Silvano then took a decision that today we could define as ground breaking and visionary: against all the commonplaces and widespread prejudices that considered Friuli unsuitable for the cultivation of Pinot Noir, he decided to take a risk and planted the first vines.

Soon, Silvano understood why the attempts made up to that point by the area’s winegrowers had been unsuccessful: Pinot Noir had always been treated like Merlot or Cabernet, the classic generous red varieties that nestled perfectly in Friuli.

Silvano – like a truly successful experimenter – radically changed his attitude, taking care of Pinot Noir, in the vineyard as well as in the cellar, as if it were destined to become a great, great white wine. And why not, Silvano thought to himself…

After all, that red variety came from an area, Burgundy, which is the mother of phenomenal whites. Basically, Pinot Noir is the father (by gem mutation, as the technicians would say) of two whites that in Friuli turn out very well: Pinot Bianco and Pinot Grigio. Pinot Noir, in short, is a white “in disguise”, a white dressed as a red: it is tannic and complex, but extremely elegant and rich in nuances…

Pairing Suggestions: Excellent with main courses such as pumpkin gnocchi with smoked ricotta. Grilled fish with aromatic herbs. An interesting “meditation wine”!

Maturation: The alcoholic fermentation begins in stainless steel tanks and continues in new 500L French oak barrels. The wine ages on the lees for 12 months, it is then bottled and ages for 6 further months before being released on the market.

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