Collio Ribolla Gialla DOC MUZIC
Awards and honors
This classy Ribolla Gialla has the denomination white wine DOC and 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, that includes Località Bivio, Località Valerisce and Località Asci. It is composed by 100% Ribolla Gialla grapes, cultivated on hills soils characterized by marl and sands of Eocenic origin. The plants are trained with traditional guyot method and produce 70 quintals per hectare. The manual harvest starts within the third decade of September. The wine making begins with the elimination of stalks and a period of maceration, managed at 15°C for 12 hours. Then the soft pressing and the purification of the must through static decanting. The alcoholic fermentation, that lasts 8-10 days, is managed through a continuous control of the temperature, that is set on 16-18°C. The aging “sur lie” is developed in steel containers and consists in continuous “bâtonnages” that last at least 4 months.
Features of the white wine “Ribolla Gialla Collio”
Light straw yellow colour enriched by a refined scent that is characterized by citrus fruits and flowers. Its taste is light, fresh and balanced.
Recommended food pairings while tasting “Ribolla Gialla” by Muzic
This product represents a perfect marriage for cold starters, seafood and delicate dishes. Excellent with appetizers too. It has to be served at 10°C in a wide wine glass and reaches an alcoholic strength of 13,5% Vol.