Le Monde

Pinot Grigio Friuli DOC – 2023

Region: Italy - Friuli Venezia 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.

The Wine

Vineyard Profile

Estate vineyards in DOC  Friuli.

  • Soil: Calcareous clay, rich in micronutrients
  • Vine Training Systems: Guyot & Sylvoz
  • Vine Planting Density: 4300 vines/ha
  • Sustainably farmed
Harvest Notes
  • Harvested the first 10 days of September
  • Pre-fermentation cold macerations for 24 – 48 hours
  • Gentle pressing
  • Fermented in temperature controlled stainless steel tanks
  • Aged on lees in tank
Winemaker's Notes

Light coppery highlights in amber-shot yellow. Aromas reveal a delicate structure, characterized by several, clearly distinguishable, floral notes. Tangy freshness greets palate with supple structure. Delicate white-fleshed fruit persists on the finish.

Wine Summary

100% Pinot Grigio; alcohol: 13%; estate vineyards in D.O.C. Friuli; vines grown in calcareous-clay soils, rich in micronutrients and farmed sustainably; harvested 1st 10 days September; grapes cold soaked for 24 – 48 hours before gentle pressing; fermentation in stainless steel tanks at controlled temperature; aged on lees in stainless steel before bottling.

Technical Information
  • 100% Pinot Grigio
  • Alcohol: 13%

General Info

Country Italy
Region Friuli Venezia Giulia
Appellation(s) DOC Friuli
Proprietors Alex Maccan
Founded 1970
Winemaker Giovanni Ruzzene
Annual Production 18,333 9L cases
Farming (Sustainable, organic, biodynamic) Sustainable