Cà di Frara

Pinot Grigio Selezione 20 Anni Oltrepò Pavese DOC - 2019

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Pinot Grigio gives its fame due to a mutation of its color from the famous Pinot Noir. Generally is possible to find Pinot Grigio in the mass-market arena for its neutral character and easy drinkability, but there are many exceptions to this rule where the varietal expresses its best in aromatics and fuller body. Lombardy offers a very interesting and constantly growing range of this beauty.

Ca’ di Frara, founded by Giovanni Bellani in 1905, is located in the Oltrepò Pavese DOC's heart. Luca, the actual owner, great-grandnephew of Giovanni who bought few hectares more than 100 years ago, today exposed to the best climatic conditions to make excellent wines. The winery vineyards' are farmed in a natural method, with minimum intervention. Their mission is the respect the territory and the environment. The main grape varietals are Pinot Nero, Croatina, and Barbera for the reds, Riesling, and Pinot Grigio for the whites. In the last few years, the company has undertaken a path that leads towards high-level sustainability with packaging, water reuse, and renewable energy for the winery! 

Description:

The sight shows a medium golden color, with yellow reflections. On the nose is pronounced, with aromas of fresh acacia flowers and minty undertone. The palate, powerful and aromatic, with an increased floral character and elegant refreshing minerality to finish.

In vinification, the wine is cold-pressed, with short maceration, following fermentation in controlled temperature in stainless steel vessels. This wine rests for 6 months in the cellars before release.