Le Monde

Pinot Bianco – 2015

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

Pinot Bianco Planted 1970 Clay and Calcareous 3 ha

The Wine

Vineyard Profile
  • Soil composition: Clay and limestone
  • Training method: Guyot
  • Elevation: 50 feet
  • Vines/acre: 3,500
  • Yield/acre: 7 tons
  • Exposure: north-south
  • Year vineyard planted: 1970
Harvest Notes
  • Harvest time: late September
  • First Vintage of this wine: 1975
  • Number of bottles produced: 25,000
  • Fermentation container: Stainless Steel
  • Length of alcoholic fermentation: 20 days
  • Fermentation temperature: 60°F
  • Aging container: Stainless Steel; 5% of the wine is aged in first and second passage 9 HL tonneau oak barrels for 6 months
  • Size of aging containers: 500 liters
  • Length of ageing before bottling: 5 months
  • Length of bottle aging: 2-3 months
Winemaker's Notes
  • Color:  Straw yellow laden with bright golden tints.
  • Nose & Taste:  Aroma of exotic ripe fruit, white peach, notes of sweet spices.  Smooth and warm in the mouth while also enveloping, balanced and rich aromas.
  • Pairings:  Excellent with fish starters, its body also allows interesting contrasts when matched with white meat and baked fish.
Wine Summary
  • Made from Pinot Bianco grapes.
  • Vine age – planted 1970.
  • Grown on soils of clay and calcareous.
  • Fermented in stainless steel.
  • Aged for 6 months in stainless steel with 5% of the wine aged in first and second passage 9 HL tonneau oak barrels for 6 months.
  • Aged 2-3 months in bottle.

 

Technical Information
  • Varietal composition: 100% Pinot Bianco
  • pH Level: 3.35
  • Residual Sugar: 2.5 g/l
  • Acidity: 5.3 g/l
  • Dry Extract: 19.34 g/l
  • Alcohol:  13.0%

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