Region: Friuli, Venezia Giuilia
Grape Variety: 100% Pinot Grigio
Aging Potential: Drink now through 2023
Serving Temperature: 11 °C
Alcohol Level: 14.0%
Gris, 100% Pinot Grigio grapes coming from a selected vineyard where all vines have reached their maturity in production. After starting the fermentation in stainless-steel, it is then left to proceed in 500-litre French Oak barrels; maturation will last for 11 months on the fine lees, in the same barrels where fermentation was completed. During this period, the wine gains a greater aromatic width, without modifying the original characteristics of the grape.
Lis Neris is located in the center of the famous wine growing region of Friuli, in the village of San Lorenzo, between the Slovenian border to the North and the right bank of the Isonzo river to the South.
More than 60 hectares of vineyards are planted in the most beautiful part of a broad shelf of calcareous gravel, dragged down by the melt waters from the glaciers of the Eastern Alps. San Lorenzo, which is a cooler area, is where most of the white varieties are grown while Corona and Romans, are warmer zones to the West of the winery, and where the reds are mainly planted.
It is here that, since 1879, four generations of the Lis Neris family have worked passionately to help create and develop one of Friuli’s most representative wine estates. In 1981 turning point materialized at the winery, and a new approach to production occurred. White wines proved to be the best expression of “terroir” and thus became the focal of production at Lis Neris.
Today, Les Neris Estate prominent standards apply both to there vineyard and wine practice. There goal is to produce the highest quality of wines while creating the ideal growing conditions.
|Serving Temperature||11 °C|
|Grape Variety||100% Pinot Grigio|
|Wine Closure||Natural Cork|
|Cellaring||Ready to Drink / Keep|