***Click here for a PDF factsheet.***
***Click here for a PDF version of the Shelf Talkers.***
***Click here for a JPG version of the label.***
***Requires Adobe Acrobat Reader
 Ronco dei Pini di Novello G. & C. snc


Ronco dei Pini’s 35 acres of vineyards are located in the rolling hills of Friuli in the north-eastern part of Italy, bordering Slovania. More precisely the winery lies nestled in the hills between Prepotto and Spessa di Cividale with most of the grapes grown in the DOC area of Collio Goriziano. Ronco dei Pini is owned by Claudio and Giuseppe Novello, who took it over in 1997.

Notes about this wine: 

Claudio and Giuseppe, along with other leading wineries of Friuli, have turned away from the production of bland and indistinctive Pinot Grigio. These Friuli winemakers have returned to the old method of fermenting the grapes on their skins, which adds just a hint of color as well as boosting flavor. We are certain you will enjoy this change!

Tasting Notes: Elegant, full and firm in body, with minerally and citrusy flavors.

Region: Friuli
Classification: Colli Orientale del Friuli  DOC
Area of Production: Collio
Grape Variety: 100% Pinot Grigio
Average Age of Vines: 25/30 years
Trellising System: Bilateral Guyot 
Production per Acre: 3.7 tons
Vinification Technique: Stainless Steel
Maturation: Stainless Steel 
Total Acidity: 5.5 g/l
Residual Sugar:  0.30 g/l
PH: 3.34
Alcohol: 12.86%
Total Cases Produced: 1,000