(From 2014 Vintage) This celebrated variety derives from a bud mutation of Pinot Noir and favors cooler climates and finds its ideal habitat in the hills. The wine Livio gives the wine finesse and elegance while preserving the faint coppery highlights that hallmark color. And 'certainly the best known Friulian wine around the world.
(From «nv» Vintage) Vinification: The bunches were carefully destemmed and left to macerate for a short period. Next, the fruit was soft crushed. The must obtained was then allowed to settle. The now-clarified must fermented at controlled temperatures in stainless steel tanks, where it matured for about six months.
Ageing: After fermentation, the wine was left on the lees in the stainless steel containers for six months. Bottling took place in March 2004. The bottled wine was aged in temperature-controlled binning cellars for a minimum of two months.
Wine & Spirits(From «nv» Vintage) Rating: 92/100 - As reviewed by Wine & Spirits
Wine Spectator(From 2001 Vintage) Rating: 92/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 11/15/05
Wine Spectator(From 2005 Vintage) Rating: 88/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 04/30/07
Wine News(From 2005 Vintage) Rating: 91/100 - As reviewed by The Wine News