🇮🇹ITALIAFriuli-Venezia Giulia


FRIULI-VENEZIA GIULIA IS   DOCG.- 3     DOC.- 8    IGT.- 3    @Venice

  • BIANCO= Aghedene(Indigenous), Cividino, Corvino(IndigenousAKA=Curvin, Friuliano, Glera, Glera Lunga, Malvasia Istrian, Perera, Picolit, Ribolla Gialla, Sagrestana(Indigenous), Sciaglin, Traminer Aromatico AKA=Gewurtztraminer, Ucelut, Verduzzo, Viovska
    • Internazionale Chardonnay, Mosato, Muller Thurgau, Pinot Bianco, Pinot Grigio, Riesling, Sauvignon Blanc
  • ROSSO= Franconia, Fumat(Indigenous), Marzemino, Negrat(Indigenous), Pignolo(Indigenous), Refosco, Schioppettino, Tazzelenghe, Terrano
    • Internazionale Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Gamay, Merlot

GEOGRAFIA Italia(North-East), REGION-Friuli-Venezia Giulia, LATITUDE: 46.1° N

  • BORDERS-Austria(North-East), Slovenia(East), Alto Adige(North), Veneto(West)
  • PROVINCIA-Pordenone, Udine, Gorizia, Trieste
  • DOC.’s Annia Del Friuli DOC., Aquileia Del Friuli DOC., Carso DOC., Collio DOC., Colli Orientali DOC., Grave Del Friuli DOC., Isonza Del Friuli DOC., Latisana Del Friuli DOC., Lison-Pramaggiore DOC., Prosecco DOC., Ramondolo DOC., Rosazzo DOC.

TOPOGRAFIA Flat/ Rolling/ Hilly/ Mountainous/ Terraced

  • SLOPES/ Carnic Alps/ Giulian Alps, +Alt. 60mt.- 400mt.
  • On~Isonzo/ Livenza/ Piave/ Tagliamento~Rivers~On~Lugana Marano/ Gulf~Venice~Adriatic~Sea~

TERRE Metamorphic, Volcanic, Sedimentary, Gravel, Stony-Marl, Sandy Loam

  • Ponca(Compacted Marl, Sandstone and Marine Fossils Once In Adriatic Sea.)
  • Flysch di Cormons(Alternating layers of Marl and Sandstone)

CLIMA Mediterranean(South) With Continental(North) Influence

  • *Summers– Warm, Long, Little Fog   |   *Winters– Cold, Wet
  • Climatic Influence From Adriatic Sea and Giulian Alps.
  • +WIND/ Borda(Cold/ Dry, From East)

VITICULTURA 28,050ha. Planted

  • *Generally– Friuli Has a Strong Culture of Organic Viticulture/ Nature Wine Production.

VINICULTURA Varietal,  Bianco,  Rosso,  Ramato,  Orange,  Muffa Nobile,  Passito,  Spumante

  • Slovenian Style of Winemaking- Style Utilizes Hand-Harvesting, Extended Skin Maceration, No Added Yeast, Large-Older Barrel or Amphora Fermentation, Little or No Sulphur Use.
  • Ramato- Historical Winemaking Style From Fiuli, Produced From Pinot Grigio With Extended Skin Contact.
  • Orange Wine– Deep, Historic and Cultural Roots In Vino Bianco Macerato.(Macerated White Wine)

STORIA

  • 1918 @Friuli Annexation”, Once Part of the Austrian Hungarian Empire Until 1918.
    • Before That the Region Was Conquered and Divieded Between the Romans, Goths, Venetians, Huns, and Others Over the Previous 2,000 Years.

CULTURA

  • GASTRONOMIA Prosciutto di San Daniele, Minestrone, Leek and Pork Stew
    • FORMAGGIO Montasio(Cow), Frico Balacia, La Formella

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GRAVE Del FRIULI DOC.     @Pordenone, Udine

  • BIANCO= Friulano, Chardonnay, Sauvignon Bianco, Pinot Grigio
  • GEOGRAFIA- Italia, REGION-Friuli(Interior), PROVINCIA-Pordenone, Udine
    • BETWEEN-Giulian Alps & Adriatic Sea
  • TOPOGRAFIA- Flat/ Rolling, SLOPES/ Carnic Alps, On~Tagliamento~River~
  • TERRE- Metamorphic, Sedimentary, Gravelly, Stony, Limestone, Alluvial
  • VITICULTURA- 6,500 ha. Planted
    • Estate/ Produttore- Brandolini d’Adda Vistorta, Pighin, Pitars, Vignai da Duline

LISON-PRAMAGGIORE DOCG.     @Carorie

  • BIANCO=   |    ROSSO=
  • GEOGRAFIA- Italia, REGION-Friuli(South-West), PROVINCIA-Udine
    • South of Grave DOC., (Laps)VenetoRegion
  • TOPOGRAFIA- Flat/ Rolling, On~Livenza/ Piave~River~
  • VITICULTURA- ? ha. Planted
    • Estate/ Produttore-

LATISANA Del FRIULI DOC.     @Lignano Sabbia

  • BIANCO= Friulano, Malvasia, Verduzzo
    • Internationale Chardonnay, Pinot Grigio, Riesling
  • ROSSO= Franconia, Refosco
    • Internationale Carmenere, Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc, Merlot
  • GEOGRAFIA- Italia, REGION-Friuli(South-West), PROVINCIA-Udine(South)
    • BORDERS-Lison DOC.(West), Annia del Friuli DOC.(East)
  • TOPOGRAFIA- Flat/ Rolling, On~Tagliamento~River~Gulf~Venice/ Adriatic~Sea~
  • VITICULTURA- ? ha. Planted
    • Estate/ Produttore- Giuseppe & Luigi, Isola Augusta

ANNIA Del FRIULI DOC.     @

  • BIANCO= Friulano, Malvasia, Verduzzo
    • Internationale Chardonnay, Gewurztraminer, Pinot Bianco
  • ROSSO= Refosco
    • Internationale Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot
  • GEOGRAFIA- Italia, REGION-Friuli, PROVINCIA-Udine(South), East of Latisana DOC.
    • BORDERS-Latisana del Friuli DOC.(West), Aquleia del Friuli DOC.(East)
    • COMMUNES-(8)-
  • TOPOGRAFIA- Flat/ Rolling, On~Adriatic~Sea/ Lugana Marano/ Gulf~Venice~
  • VITICULTURA- ? ha. Planted
    • Estate/ Produttore- Bepi Tosolini, Bortolusso, Cadorin le Favole

AQUILEIA Del FRIULI DOC.     @Aquileia

  • BIANCO= Verduzo, Friuliano, Gewurztraminer, Malvasia
    • Internationale Chardonnay, Muller-Thurgau, Riesling, Sauvignon Blanc
  • ROSSO= Refosco
    • Internationale Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot
  • GEOGRAFIA- Italia, REGION-Friuli, PROVINCIA-Udine(South)
    • BORDERS-Annia del Friuli DOC.(West), Insonzo del Friuli DOC.(East)
  • TOPOGRAFIA- Flat/ Rolling, On~Adriatic~Sea/ Gulf~Venice~
  • VITICULTURA- ? ha. Planted
  • VINICULTURA- Varietal,  Bianco,  Rosso,  Spumante
    • Estate/ Produttore- Ca’Bolani Aquilis, Candoni, Castello d’Albola, Villa Vitas

COLLI ORIENTALI DOCG.      @Nimis

  • BIANCO= Friuliano, Malvasia, Picolit, Ribolla Giallo
    • Internationale Chardonnay, Pinot Bianco, Pinot Grigio, Sauvignon Blanc
  • ROSSO= Schioppettino, Pignolo, Tazzelenghe
  • GEOGRAFIA- Italia, REGION-Friuli, PROVINCIA-Udine, East of Udine-City(    km.)
    • Multi-AppellationBORDERS-Grave di Friuli DOC.(East), Slovenia(South-East)
    • Sub-Zones/ DOC.’s- Colli Orientali del Picolit DOCG., Ramandolo DOCG., Rosazzo DOCG.
  • TOPOGRAFIA- Rolling/ Hilly, SLOPES/ Gramogliano Hills
  • TERRE- Metamorphic, Sedimentary, Layers of Marl, Sandstone From Sedimentary Cycles
    • Ponca(Compacted Marl, Sandstone and Marine Fossils Once In Adriatic Sea.)
  • VITICULTURA- 2,300 ha. Planted
    • Estate/ Produttore-  I Clivi(Nat.Pro.), Le Due Terre(Nat.Pro.), Gradis’ Ciutta, Meroi(Buttrio), Mont’Albano, Primosic, Russiz, Terlato, La Tunella, Venica & Venica, Villa Russiz
    • Vineyards- Galea, Ronchi di Cialla, La Tunella, Zitelle

RAMANDOLO DOCG.     @Tarcento

  • BIANCO= Verduzzo
  • GEOGRAFIA- Italia, REGION-Friuli, PROVINCIA-Udine, In Colli Orientali DOCG.(North)
    • BORDERS-Slovenia(East)
  • TOPOGRAFIA- Rolling/ Hilly, SLOPES/ Nimis Hills, +Alt. 381mt.
  • VITICULTURA- ? ha. Planted
  • VINICULTURA- Late Harvest
    • Estate/ Produttore- Bernardis, Giovanni Dri, Maurizio Zaccomer, Il Roncat, Zuccolo
  • RAMONDOLO PASSITO DOCG.     @Tarcento
    • BIANCO= Verduzzo
    • GEOGRAFIA- Italia, REGION-Friuli, PROVINCIA-Udine, In Ramandolo DOCG.
    • VITICULTURA- ? ha. Planted
    • VINICULTURA- Passito
      • Estate/ Produttore– Anna Berra, Bressani

COLLI ORIENTALI Del PICOLIT DOCG.     @

  • BIANCO= Picolit(+85%)
  • GEOGRAFIA- Italia, REGION-Friuli, PROVINCIA-Udine, In Colli Orientali DOCG.
    • Sub-Zone- Cialla
  • TERRE- Metamorphic, SedimentaryFlysch di Cormons(Alternating layers of Marl and Sandstone)
  • VITICULTURA- 48 ha. Planted
  • VINICULTURA- Late Harvest,  Passito
    • Estate/ Produttore- Giovanni Dri, Livio Felluga, Rocca Bernarda, Roncaia, Ronche di Cialla

COLLI ORIENTALI Del CIALLA PICOLIT DOCG.     @

  • BIANCO= Picolit(+85%)
  • GEOGRAFIA- Italia, REGION-Friuli, PROVINCIA-Udine, In Colli Orientali DOCG.
    • MUNICIPALITY-Prepotto
  • TERRE- Metamorphic, SedimentaryFlysch di Cormons(Alternating layers of Marl and Sandstone)
  • VITICULTURA-ha. Planted
  • VINICULTURA- Late Harvest,  Passito, +16% ABV.
    • Estate/ Produttore- Giovanni Dri, Livio Felluga, Rocca Bernarda, Roncaia, Ronche di Cialla

ROSAZZO DOCG.     @Manzano

  • BIANCO=  Friulano, Picolit, Ribolla Gialla
    • Internationale Pinot Grigio, Sauvignon Bianco
  • GEOGRAFIA- Italia, REGION-Friuli, PROVINCIA-Udine, In Colli Orientali DOCG.(South)
    • East of Udine(20km.)
    • Sub-Zones- Valley Oleis, San Giovanni al Natisone, Case di Manzano Valley
  • TOPOGRAFIA- Rolling/ Hilly/ Mountainous/ Terraced, SLOPES/ ?, +Alt. 400mt.
  • TERRE- Metamorphic, Sedimentary
    • Layers of Marl, Sandstone From Sedimentary Cycles,  Iron-Rich Loam
    • Ponca(Compacted Marl, Sandstone and Marine Fossils Once In Adriatic Sea)
    • Flysch(
  • CLIMA- MediterraneanMultiple Valley Trap In Warmth In Many Micro-Climate.
  • VITICULTURA- 47ha. Planted
    • Estate/ Produttore- Livio Felluga, Ronchi di Manzano
    • Vineyards- Ronca Della Betulle
  • VINICULTURE- +BLENDED/ Friulano(50%-60%), +AGED/ +18mo., +12% ABV.
  • CULTURA-
    • Monks & Monasteries ~Abbey of Rosazzo~
      • Abbey Influenced and Developed Wine Culture Since 1341.

COLLIO GORIZIANO DOC.     @Goriziano

  • BIANCO= Ribolla Gialla 32%, Friulano, Malvasia Istriana, Riesling Italico
    • Internationale Chardonnay, Pinot Grigio, Sauvignon Blanc
  • ROSSO= Pignolo
    • Internationale Cabernet Franc
  • GEOGRAFIA- Italia, REGION-Friuli, PROVINCIA-Gorizia, North of Trieste-City(    km.)
    • BORDERS-Slovenia(North-East), Isonzo del Friuli(South)
    • VILLAGES-Brazzano, Bucuie, Capriva, Cormons, Dolegna, Giasbana, Gorizia, Lonzano, Mernicco, Montona, Mossa, Novali, Oslavia, Plessiva, Pradis, Ruttars, Russiz, San Floriano, Scedina, Scrio, Spessa, Sabotino, Subida, Trussio, Uclanzi, Vallerisce, Venco, Zegla
  • TOPOGRAFIA- Rolling/ Hilly/ Mountainous/ Terraced
    • SLOPES/ Gorizia Hills, +Alt. 60mt.-200mt.,  On~Judrio~River~
    • 70% of Hills Lie In Slovenia/ Brda (Almost a Single Region Divided by National Border)
  • TERRE- Metamorphic, Sedimentary, Marl, Sandstone, Ponca(Marl, Sandstone and Marine Fossils)
    • Flych(Sequence of Sandstone, Marl, Limestone)
  • VITICULTURA- 1,400 ha. Planted
    • Estate/ Produttore- Borgo del Tiglio, Colle Duga, Eugenio Collavini, Gravner, Livon, Marco Felluga, Radikon, Renato Keber, Russiz Superior, Venicia(45ha.), , Zuani
    • Vineyards- Hum, Monte Calvario
  • CULTURA-
    • Adjoins Slovenia/ Goriska Brda- Until 1940’s This Was a Single Region and In 1991 the Border Was Removed.
    • PIONEERS~ ~Josko Gravner/ Stanko Radikon~ Mavericks, Promoting Skin Contact and Amphora.
    • ASSOCIATIONS~  ~Consorzio Collio~
    • WINNER Worlds Best~ DtheV.com Awards, Italy’s Best DOC.  (6th. Place)
      • **Refer to WINE CULTURE/ Derek’s Top 6 List” For Detailed Information.

ISONZA Del FRIULI DOC.     @Fara d’Insonzo

  • BIANCO= Friulano, Gewurztraminor, Malvasia Istriana, Verduzzo, Vitovska
    • Internationale Chardonnay, Pinot Bianco, Pinot Grigio
  • ROSSO= Schioppettino, Pignolo, Refosco, Franconia
    • Internationale Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon
  • GEOGRAFIA- Italia, REGION-Friuli, PROVINCIA-Udine(South)
    • BORDERS-Slovenia(East), Carso(South), VILLAGES: Oslavia
  • TOPOGRAFIA- Flat/ Rolling, On~Isonzo~River~ Gulf~Venice/ Adriatic~Sea~
  • VITICULTURA- 968 ha. Planted
    • Estate/ Produttore- Jermann, Lis Neris, Radikon(11ha.)

CARSO DOC.     @Trieste

  • BIANCO= Malvasia, Traminer, Vitovska
    • Internationale Chardonnay, Pinot Bianco, Pinot Grigio, Sauvignon Blanc
  • ROSSO= Terrano AKA=Refosco
    • Internationale Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot
  • GEOGRAFIA- Italia, REGION-Friuli, PROVINCIA-Trieste, North of Trieste-City(   km.)
    • BORDERS-Isonzo DOC.(North), Slovenia(East), Sub-Zone/ DOC.- Carso Terrano DOC.
    • MUNICIPALITIES-Auriseina, Monrupio, Sconico, Trieste
  • TOPOGRAFIA- Rolling/ Hilly, PENINSULA/ Istrian
    • On~Isonzo~River~, On~Coast/ Golfo di Trieste~
  • TERRE- Metamorphic, Sedimentary, Limestone
  • CLIMA- Mediterranean, +WIND/ Borda
  • VITICULTURA-ha. Planted
    • Estate/ Produttore- Agricola Castelvecchio, Edi Kante, Skerk, Vodopivec, Zidarich
  • CULTURA- AKA=Kras(Slovenia)
  • CARSO TERRANO DOC.     @Trieste
    • ROSSO= Terrano AKA=Refosco(+85%)
    • GEOGRAFIA- Italia, REGION-Friuli, PROVINCIA-Trieste(North-East), In Carso DOC.
      • BORDERS-Slovenia(East)
    • TOPOGRAFIA- Rolling/ Hilly
    • VITICULTURA- ? ha. Planted
      • Estate/ Produttore- Sherk

PROSECCO DOC.     @Fruili/ Venezia

  • BIANCO= Glera Tonda/ Lunga(+85%), Perera, Bianchetta Trevigiana, Verdiso, Glera Lunga
    • Internationale Chardonnay, Pinot Bianco, Pinot Grigio
  • ROSSO= Pinot Nero
  • GEOGRAFIA- Italia, REGION-Friuli, PROVINCIA-Gorizia, Pordenone, Trieste, Udine
    • (DOCLaps)Veneto’ Region
  • VINCULTURE-
    • Estate/ Produttore-

PROSECCO TRIESTE DOC.     @Fruili

  • BIANCO= Glera Tonda/ Lunga(+85%), Perera, Bianchetta Trevigiana, Verdiso, Glera Lunga
    • Internationale Chardonnay, Pinot Bianco, Pinot Grigio
  • ROSSO= Pinot Nero
  • GEOGRAFIA- Italia, REGION-Friuli, PROVINCIA-Trieste
    • Estate/ Produttore-


Indicazione Geografica Protetta of Fruili

  • BIANCO= Any White Grapes Varieties Approved For Production In Friuli.
  • ROSSO= Any Red Grapes Varieties Approved For Production In Friuli.
  • VITICULTURA Wine Produced In Fruili” Non-Conforming to DOC. or DOCG.

REFOSCO Dal PEDUNCOLO ROSSO IGP.      @Fruili

  • GEOGRAFIA- Italia, REGION-Fruili(Greater), PROVINCIA– ?

ERA ROSSO VENEZIA GIULIA IGP.      @Fruili

  • GEOGRAFIA- Italia, REGION-Fruili(Greater)

MERLOT REFOSCO DELLE VENEZIE IGP.      @Fruili

  • GEOGRAFIA- Italia, REGION-Friuli(Greater)

TREVENEZIE IGT.     @

  • GEOGRAFIA- Italia, REGIONS-Friuli-Venezia Giulia, Veneto, Trentino(Not Alto Adige)


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