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Grapes

Friulano


 

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Officially called Sauvignonasse, this lean, dry, herbal white is often mistaken for Sauvignon Blanc. You’ll find it in abundance in Northeastern Italy in Friuli-Venezia Giulia.

Primary Flavors

  • Grapefruit
  • Green Pear
  • White Peach
  • Tarragon
  • Crushed Gravel

Taste Profile

Dry
Light Body
None Tannins
High Acidity
11.5–13.5% ABV

Handling


  • SERVE
    45–55°F / 7-12°C

  • GLASS TYPE
    White

  • DECANT
    No

  • CELLAR
    3–5 Years

Food Pairing

A great choice alongside salads and roasted green vegetables. This is one of the few wines that can stand up to challenging pairings like green beans, artichokes, cabbage, and Brussels sprouts.

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