Le Monde

Ribolla Gialla – 2020

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

Vineyards in I.G.T. Venezia Giulia.

  • Soils: Calcareous-clay, rich in microelements
  • Vine Training Systems: Guyot and Sylvoz
  • Vine Planting Density: 4000/ha
Harvest Notes
  • Harvested early September 2020
  • Cold maceration for 16 hours before soft pressing
  • Fermented in stainless steel tanks at controlled temperature
  • Aged in stainless steel tanks for a few months
Winemaker's Notes

Lustrous straw yellow. Fresh-tasting and polished on the palate, with a confident balance between acidity and rich flavor. Good length.

Pair with cheeses as an aperitif, or serve with white meats and soups.

Wine Summary

100% Ribolla Gialla; alcohol: 12.5%; vineyards in Venezia Giulia IGT; grown in calcareous-clay soils, rich in micronutrients; harvested early September; grapes cold soak 16 hours before gentle pressing; fermentation in stainless steel tanks at controlled temperature; aged in stainless steel before bottling; Certified Sustainable SQNPI Italy.

Technical Information
  • 100% Ribolla Gialla
  • Alcohol: 12.5%
  • Total Acidity: 6.22 g/l
  • Residual Sugar: 0.7 g/l
  • Extract: 21.50 g/l
  • Certified Sustainable SQNPI Italy

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