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Vigna Lenuzza Pinot Grigio

Certified organic. Hand harvested off the Prepotto block. Gentle whole bunch pressing into stainless steel tanks (90%) and neutral French oak barrels (10%) for a natural yeast fermentation that lasts amount 15 days. The wine gently rests on lees until Spring. No fining and lightly filtered after roughly 8 months maturation. SO2 additions are minimal and occur after fermentation and just prior to bottling.

Vigna Lenuzza consists of 8 ha of organically farmed vines in the small wine village of Prepotto, located in the heart of Collio and Collio Orientali, near the Slovenian border. On its third generation, Daniele is furthering tradition commenced by his grandfather in the 50s. He is supported by his wife, Tanika, a wine-loving South African. The family has always been committed to farming without any chemical products whatsoever. Intervention in the cellar is low in order to preserve tradition and terroir. Everything the family does is with heart and passion.

Winemaker: Daniele, Tanika, and Gianpaolo Lenuzza
Country: Italy
Region: Friuli Colli Orientali
Type: White
Variety: Pinot Grigio
Farming: Organic, Sustainable
Age of Vines: Planted 1990
Production: 6,500 bottles
Soil: Marl, clay, limestone