Italian wines

Each wine presents its emotional personality. 

Production of wine is not separated from aesthetics in general, that may be seen like the measure of an optimal balance between ingenuity and nature. We are delighted to present the selection of Italian wines of limited edition and to invite gourmet enthusiasts to visit wineries with exclusive tasting ceremonies.

Merlot Bianco (Blanc-de-noir)

IT IS A NEW HIGH CLASS BLANC DE NOIR, CHARMING AND INTRIGUING, PRODUCED IN FRIULI VENEZIA GIULIA, A GREAT LAND FOR WHITE WINES.

Winery: Azienda Vinicola Foffani, Udine.

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MERLOT BIANCO (Blanc-de-noir)

Grapes of red Merlot are drained in a white wines press, and the skins are immediately separated from the juice. This original vinification offers new interesting and complex sensations: the perfume of the wine is delicate, with fruity and floral notes and a distinctive recall of rose fragrances. Merlot bianco comes with a delicate color, and a medium and pleasant body, with a touch of fully balanced salinity typical of our production area. Persistence is remarkable. This wine is elegant as an aperitif, a good companion of light dishes, like pasta and fish, fresh salads with fruits and vegetables, creamy vegetable soups. Thanks to its modern appeal, it is very interesting with raw dishes such as all sushi specialties including veg sushi, as well as tartares and carpaccios. To be served chilled.

IT IS A NEW HIGH CLASS BLANC DE NOIR, CHARMING AND INTRIGUING, PRODUCED IN FRIULI VENEZIA GIULIA, A GREAT LAND FOR WHITE WINES.

• 100% produced from estate vineyards

• All wine production in steel tanks

• Fermentation at low temperatures (13°C)

• Batonage sur lies throughout winter

• Bottling with sterile filtration

• No anti-fermentative products used

• Certified SQNPI (Quality System with Integrated Pest Control in the vineyards and cellar operations) – No glyphosate, mechanical weeding

• Technological cork closures for absolute organoleptic security

• Winery location: Trivignano Udinese, Village Clauiano, Friuli Venezia Giulia, Italy

• Soil : Clay over gravel stones

PINOT GRIGIO blush

DOC Friuli

Pinot Grigio comes from a “grey” grape with the same name. It gains its distinctive copper nuances through vinification with skin maceration. Its complex bouquet reveals scents of berries, hay, grass and green vine shoots gets rounded by velvety tannins, for an unexpected tasting experience. 

Winery: Azienda Vinicola Foffani, Udine.

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PINOT GRIGIO blush

DOC Friuli

Pinot Grigio comes from a “grey” grape with the same name. It gains its distinctive copper nuances through vinification with skin maceration. Its complex bouquet reveals scents of berries, hay, grass and green vine shoots gets rounded by velvety tannins, for an unexpected tasting experience.

Perfect to accompany a whole meal, matches particularly well with poultry and veal, cheeses, first courses with pasta, mushrooms.

As a different white wine, it is also well enjoyed in the cold season. To be served cool (10°C) in order to fully appreciate its fragrant bouquet.

Consumption is recommended after a few months of fining in the bottle, in the first three years after vintage.

• 100% produced from estate vineyards

• Warm and dry summer

• Destemming protected with frozen CO2

• Natural decanting of grape juice at low temperatures

• All wine production in steel tanks

• Fermentation at 15°C temperature

• Batonage sur lies throughout winter

• Bottling with sterile filtration

• No anti-fermentative products used

• Certified SQNPI (Quality System with Integrated Pest Control in the vineyards and cellar operation) No glyphosate, mechanical weeding

• Technological cork closures for absolute organoleptic security

• Wine district : DOC FRIULI

• Winery based in Trivignano Udinese, village of Clauiano, Friuli- Italy

• Soil : clay over gravel stones

PINOT GRIGIO SUPERIORE

Important, elegant, versatile, international. Fruity with primitive citrus aromas, bread crust, ripe apple.

Winery: Azienda Vinicola Foffani, Udine.

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PINOT GRIGIO SUPERIORE

Character of Pinot Grigio Superiore: Important, elegant, versatile, international

Organoleptic examination:

  • Color: straw yellow
  • Nose: fruity with primitive citrus aromas, bread crust, ripe apple
  • Palate: medium body, well structured, dry, well balanced acidity, harmonious

Classification: DOC Friuli Aquileia, SQNPI certification

Service temperature: 8 ° C

Pairings  with dry first courses and soups, white meats, fish, young cheeses.

SAUVIGNON Superiore

DOC Friuli Aquileia

The distinctive bouquet opens with elegant scents of white flowers, grapefruit, sage and anticipates a sophisticated, velvety body, with well balanced acidity levels. Alcoholic degree is solid but not excessive. 

Winery: Azienda Vinicola Foffani, Udine.

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SAUVIGNON Superiore

DOC Friuli Aquileia

Sauvignon Superiore Foffani is a mid-bodied, extremely elegant and harmonic wine.

The finest grape fragrances are enhanced through strict control against oxidation in all phases of the wine making process. The wine making method entails soaking of berries for 12 hours before fermentation and no batonage during elevation to obtain predominance of varietal perfumes.

The distinctive bouquet opens with elegant scents of white flowers, grapefruit, sage and anticipates a sophisticated, velvety body, with well balanced acidity levels. Alcoholic degree is solid but not excessive.

Our Sauvignon Blanc is mostly suited to accompany elaborated or spicy first courses and fish dishes, and matches well with old cheese selections.

Consumption is recommended in the first 3 years after vintage. To be served cool.

• 100% produced from estate vineyards

• Destemming protected with frozen CO2

• Fermentation at 12°C temperature

• Natural decanting of grape juice at low temperatures

• Bottling with sterile filtration

• No anti-fermentative products used

• Certified SQNPI (Quality System with Integrated Pest Control in the vineyards and cellar operation)* No glyphosate, mechanical weeding

• Technological cork closures for absolute organoleptic security

• Wine district : DOC FRIULI AQUILEIA

• Winery based: Trivignano Udinese, village of Clauiano, Friuli, Italy

• Soil : Clay over gravel stones

FRIULANO

DOC Friuli

Produced from the indigenous Friulano grapes. Dry and moderately alcoholic, this in an absolute unique wine, typical of our Region, with distinctive characteristics.

Winery: Azienda Vinicola Foffani, Udine.

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FRIULANO

DOC Friuli

Produced from the indigenous Friulano grapes. Dry and moderately alcoholic, this in an absolute unique wine, typical of our Region, with distinctive characteristics.

Perfumes are fine and elegant, with a scent of almonds and flowers that anticipates a slightly bitter and pleasant back taste over a well structured body.

It is an important white wine for every occasion: excellent as an aperitif, ideal as a complement to fish dishes, suitable also to accompany cheeses and light meats, cold cuts, italian “frittata” and raw prosciutti.

To be served cool.

• Estate vineyards

• Destemming protected with frozen CO2

• All wine production in steel tanks

• Bottling with sterile filtration

• No anti-fermentative products used

• Certified SQNPI (Quality System with Integrated Pest Control) no Glyphosate, mechanical weeding

• Technological cork closures for absolute organoleptic security

• Wine district : DOC FRIULI

• Winery location : Trivignano Udinese, Clauiano Village, Udine/Friuli Italy

• Soil : Clay over gravel stones

RIBOLLA GIALLA

IGT VENEZIA GIULIA

The color is straw yellow with pale reflexes of green. Fresh notes, with hints of lemon and white flowers. Medium bodied, dry white wine. Young character, bright and lively over a well grounded body.

Winery: Azienda Vinicola Foffani, Udine.

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RIBOLLA GIALLA

IGT VENEZIA GIULIA

The color is straw yellow with pale reflexes of green. Fresh notes, with hints of lemon and white flowers. Medium bodied, dry white wine. Young character, bright and lively over a well grounded body.

To be served cool or fresh (10- 12°C).

Vinified in steel, our Ribolla comes from a brand new vineyard and has premiered in 2020. Its friendly nature matches well with many different foods. perfect companion for fish dishes, snacks and deep-fried appetizers, Ribolla also loves to accompany egg sauces like mayonnaise, tartare or hollandaise, and is a good choice for raclettes and pan-fried cheeses.

The clayey soil of our vineyards enriches our Ribolla with a well balanced minerality, that makes the taste of our wine long lasting and pleasant.

• Estate vineyards

• All wine production in steel tanks

• Bottling with sterile filtration

• Certified SQNPI (Quality System with Integrated Pest Control) no Glyphosate, mechanical weeding

• Technological cork closures for absolute organoleptic security

• Winery location : Trivignano Udinese, Clauiano Village, Udine/Friuli Italy

• Soil : Clay over gravel stones

REFOSCO dal peduncolo rosso

DOC Friuli Aquileia

Ruby red colour. It has the typical bouquet of blue berries and well balanced, rounded acidity.

Winery: Azienda Vinicola  Foffani, Udine.

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REFOSCO dal peduncolo rosso

DOC Friuli Aquileia

This wine is typical of the Aquileia area and the Friulian plain. It was brought in the region by ancient Romans and has long been the main red wine of Friuli.

Our 2017 vintage comes with a medium body, fresh and fruity, with grassy hints, and a young and modern mood. Ruby red colour. It has the typical bouquet of blue berries and well balanced, rounded acidity.

Refosco is the easy and ideal companion of fatty and fried fish dishes, and accompanies equally well all grilled meats as well as local cheeses. Also during a snack or alone constitutes a refreshing red wine drink.

This version only in steel enhances the perfumes of the fruit and the freshness of the glass. To be served at 18°C.

• Estate vineyards

• Warm, ideal summer

• Fermentation in steel, with several delestages

• Sterile filtration before bottling

• No anti-fermentative products used

• Wine District: DOC Friuli Aquileia

• Winery based: Trivignano Udinese, village of Clauiano, Friuli, Italy

• Soil : Clay over gravel stones

MERLOT

DOC Friuli Aquileia

The classic edition of Merlot that fits perfectly into modern trends: a well balanced fresh and fragrant red wine typical of Friuli.

Winery: Azienda Vinicola Foffani, Udine.

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MERLOT

DOC Friuli Aquileia

The classic edition of Merlot that fits perfectly into modern trends: a well balanced fresh and fragrant red wine typical of Friuli. With its new label, today it is part of the Flower line.

After fermentation and maceration, the wine is poured and decanted in steel tanks, where the primitive fragrances are perfectly conserved. No oak is used.

The product obtained is full of primary perfumes of red berries and plums, that match with a beautiful red color. Tannins and alcoholic degree are lighter vs most other red wines. Ageing of three to four years improves roundness and fineness.

Particularly suited for meat dishes of any kind, as well as cheeses and salami.

To be served at ambient temperature, or also at cellar temperature during summer.

• Estate vineyards

• Warm summer

• Long fermentation with delestage

• Full malolactic fermentation

• Elevage in steel tanks

• No anti-fermentative products used

• Wine district : DOC FRIULI AQUILEIA

• Winery based: Trivignano Udinese, village of Clauiano, Friuli, Italy

• Soil : Clay over gravel stones

MERLOT RISERVA 2017 DIEGO

Precious Merlot Riserva, aged 2 years in barrels made of french oak. Highly enjoyable, featuring intense nose and rich flavor. A Riserva so particular, it deserved its own, unique name.

Winery: Azienda Vinicola Foffani, Udine.

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MERLOT RISERVA 2017 DIEGO

Precious Merlot Riserva, aged 2 years in barrels made of french oak. Highly enjoyable, featuring intense nose and rich flavor. A Riserva so particular, it deserved its own, unique name.

Organoleptic examination:

  • Color: red with garnet shades
  • Nose: intense with red berries and plum jam, delicate vanilla accents gained from french oak
  • Palate: medium body, well structured, dry, perfectly balanced, harmonious

Classification: DOC Friuli Aquileia

Service temperature: room temperature (18°C)

Pairings:

  • Gourmet meats (filets, entrecotes, roasted shanks, braised beef etc)
  • Game (pheasant)
  • Ripe cheeses
  • Tartar

ROSATO

DOC Friuli Aquileia

Bright, mesmerizing and intense rosé color. Fine berry perfumes. The drinking experience is fresh and balanced, young lively character. Perfect as an aperitif.

Winery: Azienda Vinicola Foffani, Udine.

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ROSATO

DOC Friuli Aquileia

Our DOC Aquileia is the only area in Friuli producing a DOC rosé. We have chosen Merlot grapes for our Rosato.

Bright, mesmerizing and intense rosé color. Fine berry perfumes. The drinking experience is fresh and balanced, young lively character. Perfect as an aperitif.

Its positive, sunny mood captures immediately and invites to experimenting matches of any kind: perfect companion for snacks and fast food, pizza, quiches, salami and ham, cheeses, poultry and meat. A good match also with fatty fishes. Suitable to accompany the whole meal, always with optimism and good spirit, for the consumer in search for new sensations.

• Estate vineyards

• Separation of must from the skins before fermentation

• No malolactic fermentation

• Sterile filtering before bottling

• Certified SQNPI (Quality System with Integrated Pest Control) no Glyphosate, mechanical weeding

• Zero cork off flavors

• Wine district: DOC Friuli Aquieia

• Winery based at Trivignano Udinese fraz.Clauiano (UD)

• Soil: clay over gravel stones

FIOR DI ROSA

IGT Trevenezie Moscato Rosa Demi-Sec

Our Fior di Rosa is made from the precious Moscato rosé, an indigenous grape variety. It is vinified in white, semisweet, with lower alcohol content and a delicate rosé color.

Winery: Azienda Vinicola Foffani, Udine.

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FIOR DI ROSA
IGT Trevenezie Moscato Rosa
Demi-Sec
Our Fior di Rosa is made from the precious Moscato rosé, an indigenous grape variety. It is vinified in white, semisweet, with lower alcohol content and a delicate rosé color.
The nose has delicate scents of raspberry and red berries, as well as a hint of rose petals, spring breeze and sweet flowers.
Medium body, harmonic and dry closing notes coming from the terroir. The grapes underwent soft pressing to prevent the seeds from being crushed and setting tannins free. The following fermentation has then been stopped to obtain a semi-sweet, gentle wine with a lively character.
Fior di Rosa is ready to experiment matches of different kind, ranging from classic to unconventional:
– classic matches: cookies, shortbread, dry pastry, puff pastries; perfect ingredient in fruit sorbets.
– unconventional matches: to be enjoyed as summer aperitif with shortcrust pastry, spiced lard, spiced fruit chutneys. Serve in wide chalice glass.
Serving temperature: cool (10°C) as an aperitif. As a dessert wine it can be also served at room temperature.
• Estate vineyards
• Fermentation in steel tanks
• Sterile filtering before bottling
• Transparent 0,75 lt glass bottle
• No use of antifermentatives
• Certified SQNPI (Quality System with Integrated Pest Control) no glyphosate, mechanical weeding
• Region: Friuli Venezia Giulia
• Winery based at Trivignano Udinese fraz.Clauiano (UD)
• Soil: clay over gravel stones