Villa Russiz Collio Pinot Grigio 2011

Product code: 10RUS1B2011

Elegant, minerally Pinot Grigio that offers plenty of bang per buck. Ripe citrus and fresh pear fruit with a hint of spice and great concentration with a very long finish. Leaves 99% of Italian Pinot Grigio's trailing in its wake.

  • Country:Italy
  • Region:Friuli
  • Vintage:2011
  • ABV:14%
  • Residual sugar:1.3 g/L
  • Colour:White
  • Product Type:Still
  • Bottle Size:75 cl
  • Grape Variety:Pinot Grigio
  • Closure:Natural Cork

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Taste scale & description

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Taste Scale: 4

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Product guide note

Ripe citrus and fresh pear fruit with a hint of spice, great concentration and a very long finish. This wine leaves 99% of Italian Pinot Grigios trailing in its wake. The concentration comes from grapes carefully grown in the hills of Collio in Northeast Italy.

Production information

Producer: Villa Russiz

Some top wineries are small, family-owned farms; others are the hobbies of wine-loving millionaires spending the money they have made elsewhere. Villa Russiz, however, is the only one we know of that is essentially a charity that supports orphaned children.

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Production note

The whole berries were pressed gently in a pneumatic press. After a first racking, the must was transferred to temperature-controlled fermentation vats. The wine stayed on the lees for at least 8 months before bottling, 10 to 11 months after the harvest.

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