Puiatti "LUS" Ribolla Giallla Collio 2016 (Friuli-Venezia Giulia, Italy)

Puiatti "LUS" Ribolla Giallla Collio 2016
(Friuli-Venezia Giulia, Italy)

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Notes from the Winemaker:

From the Friulian word LUS (meaning “light”), referring to the delicate and bright Ribolla Gialla, a native grape variety that is the symbol of Friuli-Venezia Giulia, in a limpid, sunny version with essential, intact and clean aromas.

It goes well with cold starters, soups, velvety creams, vegetable pasta and rice dishes and fish dishes.

DESIGNATION: Venezia Giulia PGI.
VARIETY: 100% Ribolla Gialla.
AREA: Località Zuccole - Romans D’Isonzo district.
ALTITUDE: 30 m above sea level.
SOIL: Mainly gravel, covered or mixed with a 30-70 cm thick layer of red clay.
WINEMAKING: Off the skins at a temperature of 12°C, without malolactic fermentation.
AGEING: In steel and then in the bottle.
ALCOHOL: 12.5% vol.

Ratings & Reviews

Robert Parker's Wine Advocate (2012 Vintage):

"The 2012 Lus Ribolla Gialla shows crisp lines and nice floral intensity. Puiatti adopts a “save the trees” philosophy therefore no wood is used to age its wines. Here, you get bright rose and honeysuckle backed by preserved lemon and fresh apricot. The mouth-feel is mild, fresh and easy drinking." - Monica Larner (Dec 2013)

Wine Enthusiast (2012 Vintage):
"Puiatti adopts a “save a tree” philosophy and does not use oak barrels to refine its white wines. The natural aromatic richness of the grape comes though with caramel and exotic fruit. But the bouquet is mild overall and the mouthfeel is crisp and compact." - M.L. (6/1/2013)