Puiatti Signature "VUJ" Friulano 2016 (Friuli-Venezia Giulia, Italy)

Puiatti Signature "VUJ" Friulano 2016
(Friuli-Venezia Giulia, Italy)

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Notes from the Winemaker:

FRIULANO Really autochthonous? Recent claims that have brought a change in the name make answering quite difficult. In any event, permanently linked to the history of the region of Friuli, perhaps it is the most interesting white wine of the territory.

Its great balance, with an aromatic tone, promotes it to cousin of the Sauvignon, with a complexity that makes it full-bodied. Many offerings are characterized by forced macerations and above average alcohol levels.

The more cautious style of the Puiatti name presents a more elegant version, baptizing it VUJ, or that is "eye", sight, beacon for the "future of tradition".

Recommended Pairing: It is a classic aperitif with ham; it pairs well with seafood dishes and grilled white meat. Serving Temperature: 12°C

Technical Data:
Variety: 100% Friulano
Area: Isonzo del Friuli, town of Zuccole a Romans-Gorizia
Terrain: Mainly gravelly, covered, or mixed, with a layer of earthy material from 30 to 70 cm in width
Climate: Among the mildest; favorable day-night temperature swing, good ventilation
Maturation: In steel vats
Alcohol by Volume: 12,00% vol
Total Acidity: 4,80 g/l
Dry Extract: 18,2 g/l

Ratings & Reviews

Wine Enthusiast (2012 Vintage):
Vuj does a nice job of portraying those rich aromas of peach, melon and white rose that are natural to the promising Friulano grape. Made with the banner variety of northeast Italy, this easy white wine shows fresh fruit layers and balanced acidity." - M.L. (6/1/2013)