Wine Collio Chardonnay DOC, 2011
The wine is straw-yellow color with a golden hue.
The wine has a wonderfully structured and perfectly balanced with fresh fruit flavors with hints of exotic fruit in the finish.
The refined aroma of wine is filled with tones of exotic fruit with hints of pineapple, apple, pear.
The wine goes well with fish dishes and soups, light salads, risotto with chicken, game.
Chardonnay - a well-balanced white mineral wine from Marco Felluga. Vineyards farms are located in the municipality of San Floriano at an altitude of 250 meters above sea level and in the municipalities of Cormons Farra d'Isonzo and at a height of 80 meters. The soils are clay-limestone with layers of sandstone. The proximity of the Alps and the Adriatic Sea, creating a unique microclimate, which is obtained through the complex wine with a beautiful structure.
Chardonnay grapes are harvested by hand to mid-September. After a brief period destemming cold maceration. Fermentation is carried out in wine in stainless steel containers at controlled temperatures. Wine is aged for several months on the lees in neutral vessels. Before serving Collio Chardonnay is not recommended to decant. Wine storage potential is 3-4 years.
Marco Felluga farm, founded in 1950, is located in Gradisca d'Isonzo in the region of Friuli-Venezia Giulia administrative center of Gorizia. The history of winemaking dynasty Felluga has its origins in the late XIX century in Istria, when Marco Felluga noticed the potential of these lands for cultivation of local grape varieties. In 1920 the son Marco, Giovanni, puts business in Grado, near Collio. After graduating from the prestigious oenological school in Conegliano grandson Marco and his namesake - Marco Felluga continues the family tradition, focusing primarily on the quality and research.
Today it is considered the founder of winemaking technology and at the same time, the keeper of traditions of the region. The area of vineyards Marco Felluga is 130 hectares, 70% of which grow white grapes such as Tokay Friulano, Ribolla Jalla, Pinot Grigio, Chardonnay, Sauvignon. Red wines are Merlot, Cabernet Franc, Refosco, Cabernet Sauvignon. The vineyards are located in the region of Collio Goritsiano (Collio). The winery uses the most high-tech equipment.
Family Felluga respects to the ideal climate and landscape Collio, one of the first regions in Italy, which was awarded the title DOC - in 1964. Marco Felluga goal - to achieve an ideal result due to the harmony of tradition and modernity.