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Livio Felluga Pinot Grigio 2012

Livio Felluga Pinot Grigio 750ML 2012      
Sku: 14808

Tasting notes
Color: yellow with intense coppery highlights

Nose:broad and complex, with flowery notes of wild roses, acacia blossom, tropical fruit and apricot;

Palate: fruity, elegant and full-bodied, with a good follow-though on the back palate and attractively balanced acidity. Soft, lingering finish, with notes of tropical fruit.

 Wine Spectator 91 points
The 2012 Friuli Colli Orientali Pinot Grigio shows a surprisingly fragrant side of the grape with bright aromas of white peach, lemon blossom and honeydew melon. Pretty floral intensity fills in the rear. This is a rather unusual and especially sophisticated expression of stainless steel Pinot Grigio. Mineral tones and bright acidity appear on the close. Drink: 2014-2016.

Wine maker notes
Appearance: straw yellow with light copper hues Nose: very elegant, crispy and complex with notes of jasmine, broom and magnolia flower; notes of white peach, apricot, pear, golden apple, cantaloupe, acacia honey; hints of crushed stone. Palate: elegant first impact, tense, with good balance; excellent retro-nasal aromatics; pleasant mineral note at the end.

Other text
This celebrated variety derives from a bud mutation of Pinot Nero. As Pinot Grigio prefers cool climates, hillside vineyards are its ideal habitat. Modern vinification techniques give the wine finesse and elegance while preserving the faint coppery highlights that are Pinot Grigio’s hallmark. Without doubt, it is the best-known Friulian wine around the world.

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Country: Italy
Region: Friuli-Venezia Giulia
Sub-Region: Colli Orientali del Friuli
Grape Varietal: Pinot Gris
Type: Still wine
Reg. $24.99
On Sale $19.99
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