Le Monde

Friulano – 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

Friulano Vine Age – 34 years Argillaceous, calcareous, rich in micro-elements 6 ha

The Wine

Vineyard Profile
  • DENOMINATION: Doc Friuli Grave.
  • SOIL: Argillaceous, calcareous, rich in micro-elements.
  • YIELD PER HECTARE: 80q/hectare.
  • TRAINING SYSTEM: Guyot, with a density of 4000 plants/ha.
  • VINEYARD AGE: 34 years.
Harvest Notes
  • HARVEST: Early September.
  • VINIFICATION: 48 hours pre-fermentation cold maceration, soft pressing of the grapes, alcoholic fermentation at a controlled temperature followed by maturation in steel basins for several months.
  • PAIRINGS:  Ideal as aperitif, great with soups, cold cuts and savoury fish dishes.  A very interesting match with eastern cuisine.
Winemaker's Notes
  • COLOR: Straw yellow, tending towards green.
  • NOSE:  Fine, delicately intense, characterized by notes of fruit and flowers.
  • TASTE:  Fresh, dry, soft, smooth to the palate with distinct flavor.
  • CELLARING POTENTIAL: 3-4 years from production.
  • SERVING TEMP: Approx. 8-10°C.
Wine Summary
  • Made from Friulano grapes
  • Vine age – 34 years
  • Grown on argillaceous, calcareous, rich in micro-element soils
  • Fermented in stainless steel
  • Aged in stainless steel
Technical Information
  • Grape Variety: Friulano 100%.
  • Alcohol: 13%

Reviews

88 Points

Gently reductive with a fresh-lemon edge and light pastry aromas, leading to a palate that has fresh, dry and gently textured style. Drink now.

jamessuckling.com, November, 2019

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