Le Monde

Ribolla Gialla – 2013

Region: Italy - Fruli Venizia Giulia

Le Monde

Le Monde lies between the banks of the Livenza and Meduna rivers, close to the border between the provinces of Treviso and Pordenone in Friuli Grave. The winery headquarters, built in the eighteenth century maintains the architectural characteristics of the time. Originally property of the Pistoni family, the wine farm together with the vineyards was acquired Alex Maccan in 2008. Alex is now the owner and winemaker.

Grapes / Soils

Ribolla Gialla Planted 2001 Clay and Calcareous 2 ha

The Wine

Vineyard Profile
  • Soil composition: Clay and Calcareous
  • Training method: Guyot
  • Elevation (feet): 50
  • Vines/acre: 4500
  • Yield/acre (tons): 7
  • Exposure: north-south
  • Year vineyard planted: 2001
Harvest Notes
  • Fermentation container: Stainless steel
  • Length of alcoholic fermentation (days): 20
  • Fermentation temperature (°F): 60
Winemaker's Notes
  • Varietal composition: 100% Ribolla Gialla
  • Harvest time: End of August
  • First vintage of this wine: 2008
  • Number bottles produced of this wine: 20,000
  • Aging container: Stainless steel
  • Length of aging before bottling: 6 months
  • Length of bottle aging: 2/3 months
Wine Summary
  • Made from Ribolla Gialla grapes.
  • Vine age – planted 2001.
  • Grown on soils of Clay and Calcareous.
  • Fermented in stainless steel.
  • Aged in stainless steel and the bottle.
  • Aged for 6 months in stainless steel and, 2-3 months in the bottle.
Technical Information
  • Alcohol: 12.5%
  • pH level: 3.33
  • Residual sugar (grams/liter): 2.5
  • Acidity (grams/liter): 5.6
  • Dry extract (grams/liter): 19.56

General Info

Country Italy
Region Friuli Venezia Giulia
Appellation(s) DOC Friuli Grave
Proprietors Alex Maccan
Founded 1970
Winemaker Giovanni Ruzzene
Annual Production 220,000 Bottles
Farming (Sustainable, organic, biodynamic) Sustainable