Collio PICOLIT 2009 DOC MUZIC
Awards and honors
The sweetness of Friuli is represented by a label that is the masterpiece of Muzic winery.This sensational wine praises the denomination DOC. It is produced in the area of Collio, where the prestigious Muzic winery operates. The vineyards are spread in the district of San Floriano del Collio, Località Asci. It is composed by 100% Picolit cultivated on hills soils characterized by marl and sands of Eocenic origin. The plants are trained with traditional guyot method and produce only 30 quintals per hectare. The manual harvest starts within the half of October. The grapes are then dried on trellis for 30 days. After the elimination of stalks a maceration of 10 months starts. It is managed in big barrels made of oak. The aging in wooden barrels lasts 18-24 months and closes the process.
Features of the white wine “Collio Picolit”
Gold colour that turns to amber after some years of aging. Its perfume is intense and elegant, with hints of almond, honey and mature fruits. The taste is sweet but never too much, wide and smooth.
Recommended food pairings while tasting this Picolit by Muzic
Ii is the perfect companion for meditation and conversation. Perfect with some spicy cheeses and with sweets. It has to be served at 12°C in a high, tapered wine glass. It reaches an alcoholic strength of 15,5% Vol.