Le Monde

Chardonnay – 2018

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

Chardonnay Planted 1991 Argillaceous, calcareous, rich in micro-elements 6 ha

The Wine

Vineyard Profile
  • Soil: Argillaceous, calcareous, rich in micro-nutrients
  • Vine age: 26 years
  • Training system: Guyot
  • Planting density: 4000 plants/ha
  • Yield: 90 q/ha
Harvest Notes
  • Harvest: Early Spetember
  • After brief decantation, must is transferred and fermented at controlled temperature
  • Wine remains on fine lees until March
Winemaker's Notes

Bright straw yellow color. Distinctive and elegant with fruity notes of apple, banana, vanilla and a fragrant aroma of white flowers. Fresh, lively and highly pleasurable with optimal persistence.

Wine Summary

100% Chardonnay; alcohol: 13%; soils: argillaceous, calcareous, rich in micro-nutrients; vine age: 26 years;  harvested early September; fermentation at controlled temperature; wine on fine lees until March.

Technical Information
  • 100% Chardonnay grapes
  • Alcohol: 13%
  • Denomination: DOC Friuli Grave

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