• "Vertigo" Rosso Venezia Giulia IGT 2019

      “Vertigo” Rosso Venezia Giulia IGT 2019

      Extensive, quite complex aroma in the Vertigo, a Rosso from Merlot and Cabernet Sauvignon. Blackberry, cherry and ink aromas and a warm, fruity, tannin-accompanied taste. SUPERIORE.DE

      • Grape Varieties: 60% Merlot, 40% Cabernet Sauvignon
      • Cultivation: close to nature
      • Expansion: 12 months stainless steel tank and barrique
      • Development: partly barrique
      • Filtration: yes
      • Alcohol Content: 13,00 % vol
      • Total Extract: 32,90 g/l
      • Total Acidity: 5,79 g/l
      • Residual Sugar: 5,20 g/l
      • Sulfite: 74 mg/l
      • ph-Value: 3,43
      • Closure: natural cork
      • Serving Temperature: 16-18 °C
      • Storage Potential: 2024+
      • Food Recommendations: roast beef, lamb
      • Allergen Note: contains sulphites
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      02052119 · 0,75 l · 17,20 €/l · Price (DE) incl. VAT, excl. Shippingavailable immediately

      12,90 €
    • "Shàris" Bianco Venezia Giulia IGT 2020

      “Shàris” Bianco Venezia Giulia IGT 2020

      Sharis (Sharjs) is a very characterful cuvée of Ribolla Gialla and Chardonnay - the connection between Friuli and the world. Fine aroma of wisteria flowers, mild spices and fruity notes, plus a balanced, fresh taste with good length. SUPERIORE.DE

      • Grape Variety: Ribolla Gialla, Chardonnay
      • Cultivation: close to nature
      • Expansion: 6 months stainless steel
      • Development: stainless steel tank
      • Filtration: yes
      • Alcohol Content: 13,00 % vol
      • Total Extract: 24,80 g/l
      • Total Acidity: 5,79 g/l
      • Residual Sugar: 3,60 g/l
      • Sulfite: 78 mg/l
      • ph-Value: 3,31
      • Closure: twist lock
      • Serving Temperature: 8-10 °C
      • Storage Potential: 2023+
      • Food Recommendations: fish and white meat
      • Allergen Note: contains sulphites
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      02050120 · 0,75 l · 17,87 €/l · Price (DE) incl. VAT, excl. Shippingavailable immediately

      13,40 €
    • Rosato Venezia Giulia IGT 2020

      Rosato Venezia Giulia IGT 2020

      The Rosato from Livio Felluga is one of the rare representatives of its kind in Friuli. Beguiling bouquet of roses, pineapple and maritime rock. Elegant on the palate with fresh acidity; the fine and restrained style is somewhat reminiscent of the sought-after counterpart of Nerello Mascalese from the high altitudes of Etna. Traces of redcurrant and papaya on the finish. SUPERIORE.DE

      • Grape Varieties: 85% Merlot, 15% Pinot Nero
      • Cultivation: close to nature
      • Expansion: 6 months stainless steel/terracotta
      • Development: stainless steel tank
      • Filtration: yes
      • Alcohol Content: 13,00 % vol
      • Total Extract: 26,40 g/l
      • Total Acidity: 5,58 g/l
      • Residual Sugar: 4,50 g/l
      • Sulfite: 83 mg/l
      • ph-Value: 3,52
      • Closure: natural cork
      • Serving Temperature: 8-10 °C
      • Storage Potential: 2023+
      • Allergen Note: contains sulphites
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      02052620 · 0,75 l · 21,20 €/l · Price (DE) incl. VAT, excl. Shippingavailable immediately

      15,90 €
    • Pinot Grigio Friuli Colli Orientali DOC 2020

      Pinot Grigio Friuli Colli Orientali DOC 2020

      An elegant Pinot Grigio with the scent of wild roses and fine, tropical pineapple, apricot and orange aromas. Rich and with a fresh minerality the taste finishes very harmoniously. SUPERIORE.DE

      "Fine fragrance with depth, pear flesh and exotic fruit notes, lively and with fresh acidity, pithy and with a delicate piquancy, definitely demanding and lively." Weinwisser

      • Luca Maroni:94 points
      • Weinwisser:16 points
      • Grape Variety: 100% Pinot Grigio
      • Cultivation: close to nature
      • Expansion: 6 months stainless steel
      • Development: stainless steel tank
      • Filtration: yes
      • Alcohol Content: 13,00 % vol
      • Total Extract: 23,20 g/l
      • Total Acidity: 5,49 g/l
      • Residual Sugar: 4,50 g/l
      • Sulfite: 75 mg/l
      • ph-Value: 3,31
      • Closure: twist lock
      • Serving Temperature: 8-10 °C
      • Storage Potential: 2023+
      • Food Recommendations: antipasti, vegetable dishes
      • Allergen Note: contains sulphites
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      02050220 · 0,75 l · 23,60 €/l · Price (DE) incl. VAT, excl. Shippingavailable immediately

      17,70 €
    • Friulano Friuli Colli Orientali DOC 2020

      Friulano Friuli Colli Orientali DOC 2020

      Broad aroma of exotic fruits, almond, nut, spicy notes of mint and light aromas of peach, sage, jasmine and white pepper. On the palate balanced, elegant, with good acidity and harmonious complexity, typical bitter almond tone in the finish. SUPERIORE.DE

      • Luca Maroni:93 points
      • Grape Variety: 100% Friulano
      • Cultivation: close to nature
      • Expansion: 6 months stainless steel
      • Development: stainless steel tank
      • Filtration: yes
      • Alcohol Content: 13,00 % vol
      • Total Extract: 21,15 g/l
      • Total Acidity: 5,72 g/l
      • Residual Sugar: 0,98 g/l
      • Sulfite: 84 mg/l
      • ph-Value: 3,42
      • Closure: twist lock
      • Serving Temperature: 8-10 °C
      • Storage Potential: 2024+
      • Food Recommendations: mild ham, fresh cheese
      • Allergen Note: contains sulphites
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      02050420 · 0,75 l · 23,60 €/l · Price (DE) incl. VAT, excl. Shippingavailable immediately

      17,70 €
    • Sauvignon Bianco Collio DOC 2020

      Sauvignon Bianco Collio DOC 2020

      Livio Felluga's Sauvignon Bianco impresses with elegance, the bouquet typical of the variety and a fascinating minerality. On the palate, a soft fruit and a fresh, long finish. SUPERIORE.DE

      "With fine spice and depth, powdery sweet fruit, pear, solid, creamy smooth and with some power, round thing, polished and to the point, yellow fruity, peach, yellow pepper." Weinwisser

      • Luca Maroni:93 points
      • Weinwisser:16 points
      • Forbes Magazine:Italy's TOP 50
      • Grape Variety: 100% Sauvignon
      • Cultivation: close to nature
      • Expansion: 6 months stainless steel
      • Development: stainless steel tank
      • Filtration: yes
      • Alcohol Content: 13,00 % vol
      • Total Extract: 20,35 g/l
      • Total Acidity: 5,82 g/l
      • Residual Sugar: 0,55 g/l
      • Sulfite: 82 mg/l
      • ph-Value: 3,32
      • Closure: twist lock
      • Serving Temperature: 10-12 °C
      • Storage Potential: 2024+
      • Food Recommendations: aperitif, fish marinated in cream
      • Allergen Note: contains sulphites
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      02050320 · 0,75 l · 23,60 €/l · Price (DE) incl. VAT, excl. Shippingavailable immediately

      17,70 €
    • Chardonnay Friuli Colli Orientali DOC 2020

      Chardonnay Friuli Colli Orientali DOC 2020

      The Chardonnay wraps itself in a refined fragrance of fresh bananas, pear and caramel. The elegant, distinctly scent-corresponding taste is soft and fascinatingly warm and sensual. SUPERIORE.DE

      • Grape Variety: 100% Chardonnay
      • Cultivation: close to nature
      • Expansion: 6 months stainless steel
      • Development: stainless steel tank
      • Filtration: yes
      • Alcohol Content: 13,00 % vol
      • Total Extract: 22,65 g/l
      • Total Acidity: 5,42 g/l
      • Residual Sugar: 0,55 g/l
      • Sulfite: 78 mg/l
      • ph-Value: 3,41
      • Closure: natural cork
      • Serving Temperature: 10-12 °C
      • Storage Potential: 2023+
      • Allergen Note: contains sulphites
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      02051020 · 0,75 l · 23,60 €/l · Price (DE) incl. VAT, excl. Shippingavailable immediately

      17,70 €
    • Refosco dal Peduncolo Rosso Friuli Colli Orientali DOC 2016

      Refosco dal Peduncolo Rosso Friuli Colli Orientali DOC 2016

      This Refosco is a complex and rich wine: it has the scent of ripe red fruits, liquorice and spices. On the palate it promises strength and bite. SUPERIORE.DE

      • Bibenda:
      • Veronelli :90 points
      • Luca Maroni:94 points
      • Grape Variety: 100% Refosco
      • Cultivation: close to nature
      • Expansion: 12 months barrique
      • Development: barrique
      • Filtration: yes
      • Alcohol Content: 13,50 % vol
      • Total Extract: 33,85 g/l
      • Total Acidity: 5,85 g/l
      • Residual Sugar: 4,71 g/l
      • Sulfite: 55 mg/l
      • ph-Value: 3,65
      • Closure: natural cork
      • Serving Temperature: 16-18 °C
      • Storage Potential: 2024
      • Allergen Note: contains sulphites
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      02052316 · 0,75 l · 26,53 €/l · Price (DE) incl. VAT, excl. Shippingavailable immediately

      19,90 €
    • "Illivio" Bianco Friuli Colli Orientali DOC 2018

      “Illivio” Bianco Friuli Colli Orientali DOC 2018

      Illivio undisputedly belongs to the luxury class of white wines. Made from Pinot Bianco, Chardonnay and Picolit, complexly scented with sweet fruits and fresh spices, it reflects the enormous potential of its origin. Optimal in its flavourful structure, balanced acidity and lingering finish. SUPERIORE.DE

      "Fresh pear, stone, waxed lemon, blanched almond and white pepper on the nose. It's medium-bodied with a waxy, almost oily texture. Layered, focused and delicious. Long." James Suckling

      • Doctor Wine:93 points
      • James Suckling:93 points
      • Grape Variety: Pinot Bianco, Chardonnay, Picolit
      • Cultivation: close to nature
      • Expansion: stainless steel
      • Development: stainless steel tank
      • Filtration: yes
      • Alcohol Content: 13,50 % vol
      • Total Extract: 21,55 g/l
      • Total Acidity: 5,32 g/l
      • Residual Sugar: 6,85 g/l
      • Sulfite: 88 mg/l
      • ph-Value: 3,42
      • Closure: natural cork
      • Serving Temperature: 10-12 °C
      • Storage Potential: 2026
      • Allergen Note: contains sulphites
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      02050618 · 0,75 l · 33,20 €/l · Price (DE) incl. VAT, excl. Shippingavailable immediately

      24,90 €
    • "Curubella" Pinot Grigio Friuli Colli Orientali DOC 2018

      “Curubella” Pinot Grigio Friuli Colli Orientali DOC 2018

      Livio Felluga's new crus come from massal selection. For this purpose, selected vines are reproduced in particularly advantageous locations in order to renew vineyards with especially high-quality vines and to further improve the quality of individual varietal wines.

      Named after the small Curubella vineyard, this Pinot Grigio expresses the unique and very expressive terroir in a very special way. Golden yellow with copper-coloured reflections, which are the result of a longer maceration period. On the nose, autumnal notes of medlar, jasmine and white pepper, rounded off by elderberry, marjoram, melon and orange zest. On the firm palate, powerful and expressive of candied fruit, spice with floral elements. In the long finish then traces of acacia honey and pastry. Complex and deep with a very clear personality, freshness and beautiful minerality. SUPERIORE.DE

      • Grape Variety: 100% Pinot Grigio
      • Cultivation: close to nature
      • Expansion: 9 months cement tank
      • Development: stainless steel tank
      • Filtration: yes
      • Alcohol Content: 13,00 % vol
      • Closure: natural cork
      • Serving Temperature: 10-12 °C
      • Storage Potential: 2027+
      • Food Recommendations: fried scallops on pea cream with powdered bacon, romanesco risotto with red mullet fillets and burrata
      • Allergen Note: contains sulphites
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      02051118 · 0,75 l · 45,20 €/l · Price (DE) incl. VAT, excl. Shippingavailable immediately

      33,90 €
    • "Sigar" Friulano Friuli Colli Orientali DOC 2018

      “Sigar” Friulano Friuli Colli Orientali DOC 2018

      Livio Felluga's new crus come from massal selection. For this purpose, selected vines are reproduced in particularly advantageous locations in order to renew vineyards with especially high-quality vines and to further improve the quality of individual varietal wines.

      Livio Felluga often stood in the evening twilight, his gaze fixed on the sky, with a cigar, watching the weather. The Friulano vines from which this cru comes were planted as early as 1963, producing medium-sized, loose-grained grapes. Yeast ageing and maturation in terracotta tanks give Sigar its depth and pronounced spiciness and minerality. Golden yellow with greenish nuances. In the complex bouquet fine saffron spice, candied lemon peel, dried apricots and lemon peel. The drink is grippy, compact and fresh with a seductive spiciness and salty note, then balsamic notes in the long finish. SUPERIORE.DE

      • Doctor Wine:96 points
      • Grape Variety: 100% Friulano
      • Cultivation: close to nature
      • Expansion: 6 months terracotta
      • Development: stainless steel tank
      • Filtration: yes
      • Alcohol Content: 13,00 % vol
      • Closure: natural cork
      • Serving Temperature: 10-12 °C
      • Storage Potential: 2027+
      • Allergen Note: contains sulphites
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      02051218 · 0,75 l · 45,20 €/l · Price (DE) incl. VAT, excl. Shippingavailable immediately

      33,90 €
    • "Potentilla" Sauvignon Friuli Colli Orientali DOC 2018

      “Potentilla” Sauvignon Friuli Colli Orientali DOC 2018

      Livio Felluga's new cru wines are the result of massal selection. For this purpose, selected vines are reproduced in particularly advantageous locations in order to renew vineyards with especially high-quality vines and to further improve the quality of individual varietal wines.

      The grapes for this very characterful and complex Sauvignon Bianco come from vines planted as early as 1975. It captivates with its creamy texture and, due to the four weeks of malolactic fermentation followed by nine months of barrel ageing. Pure gold in the glass with rich yellow nuances. Opens with summery scents of rose and boxwood, then physalis, passion fruit, nettle, pickled peach and a delicate coriander note. Supple on the palate, of great elegance with complex sweetness, exoticism and citrus fruit. The wood is well integrated and underlines the aristocratic character of this exceptional wine. SUPERIORE.DE

      • Grape Variety: 100% Sauvignon
      • Cultivation: close to nature
      • Expansion: 9 months 15 hl wooden barrel
      • Development: wooden barrel
      • Filtration: yes
      • Alcohol Content: 13,00 % vol
      • Closure: natural cork
      • Serving Temperature: 10-12 °C
      • Storage Potential: 2027+
      • Food Recommendations: tuna tacos with avocado and wasabi, cream of red cabbage soup with turmeric and caviar, amberjack carpaccio with prawns and lemongrass
      • Allergen Note: contains sulphites
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      02051318 · 0,75 l · 45,20 €/l · Price (DE) incl. VAT, excl. Shippingavailable immediately

      33,90 €
    • "Abbazia di Rosazzo" Bianco Rosazzo DOCG 2017

      “Abbazia di Rosazzo” Bianco Rosazzo DOCG 2017

      Rich cuvée from the white grape varieties of Friuli. The bouquet of white flowers and yellow fruits has a pleasant smoky note. In the taste opulent flavours of yellow and white fruits, dried apricots and honey, the balanced acid gives backbone and structure. SUPERIORE.DE

      "The Livio Felluga 2017 Rosazzo Abbazia di Rosazzo is a beautiful choice made from a carefully contemplated blend of Friulano, Pinot Bianco, Sauvignon, Malvasia and Ribolla Gialla. The wine is balanced and bountiful with orchard fruit, peach, honey and Golden Delicious apple. There is so much intensity and brightness here, and each one of the individual grapes fits together with jigsaw puzzle precision. The warm vintage adds softness, extra density and concentration. But the wine is elegant, fresh and mineral-driven nonetheless. If you are looking for a benchmark white from Friuli, look no further." Robert Parker

      "Aromas of pear skin, waxed lemon, dried pineapple, yoghurt and sea salt. It’s medium-to full-bodied with tangy acidity and a waxy texture. Fantastic concentration and phenolic texture. Beautifully layered with a mineral, saline finish. Long and complex." James Suckling

      • Gambero Rosso:
      • Veronelli :94 points
      • Robert Parker:94 points
      • James Suckling:96 points
      • Grape Variety: Friulano, Pinot Bianco, Sauvignon, Malvasia, Ribolla Gialla
      • Cultivation: close to nature
      • Expansion: 9 months large oak barrel
      • Development: wooden barrel
      • Filtration: yes
      • Alcohol Content: 13,50 % vol
      • Total Extract: 20,30 g/l
      • Total Acidity: 4,60 g/l
      • Residual Sugar: 1,00 g/l
      • Sulfite: 74 mg/l
      • ph-Value: 3,35
      • Closure: natural cork
      • Serving Temperature: 8-10 °C
      • Storage Potential: 2026+
      • Allergen Note: contains sulphites
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      02050917 · 0,75 l · 50,53 €/l · Price (DE) incl. VAT, excl. Shippingavailable immediately

      37,90 €
    • Rosato Venezia Giulia IGT 2019 <br>MAGNUM

      Rosato Venezia Giulia IGT 2019 · MAGNUM

      Here comes the new Rosato by Livio Felluga and at the same time one of the rare representatives of its kind in Friuli. Enchanting bouquet of roses, pineapple and maritime stone. Elegant on the palate with fresh acidity; the fine and restrained style reminds a little of the coveted counterpart of Nerello Mascalese from the heights of the Etna. In the finish traces of currant and papaya. SUPERIORE.DE

      • Grape Varieties: 85% Merlot, 15% Pinot Nero
      • Cultivation: close to nature
      • Expansion: 6 months stainless steel/terracotta
      • Development: stainless steel tank
      • Filtration: yes
      • Alcohol Content: 13,00 % vol
      • Total Extract: 26,40 g/l
      • Total Acidity: 5,58 g/l
      • Residual Sugar: 4,50 g/l
      • Sulfite: 83 mg/l
      • ph-Value: 3,52
      • Closure: natural cork
      • Serving Temperature: 8-10 °C
      • Storage Potential: 2023+
      • Allergen Note: contains sulphites
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      02052719 · 1,5 l · 25,27 €/l · Price (DE) incl. VAT, excl. Shipping8 units available

      37,90 €
    • "Terre Alte" Bianco Rosazzo DOCG 2018

      “Terre Alte” Bianco Rosazzo DOCG 2018

      Terre Alte is made from Tocai Friulano, Pinot Bianco and Sauvignon Bianco. Its bouquet is rich and intense, with notes of vanilla, banana, spices and tomato. The taste is equally balanced and long-lasting - a dream! SUPERIORE.DE

      "Brilliant straw yellow with distinct green nuances. Exciting nose with notes of ripe peach, dark currant, behind it some basil. Very juicy and complex on the palate, very successful composition, juicy fruit, but also tension, pulls through richly." Falstaff

      "The Terre Alte from Felluga, a blend of Friulano, Pinot Bianco and Sauvignon, is as distinctive and as stylistic a white as you will find from anywhere." Forbes Magazine

      "Aromas of papaya, jack fruit, grapefruit seed, waxed lemon, thyme, wild herbs and crushed stones. It's medium-to full-bodied with a textured palate. Complex layers of fruit, herbs and minerals. Some anise and spice, too. Fantastic blend of friulano, pinot bianco and sauvignon." James Suckling

      • Gambero Rosso:
      • Doctor Wine:96 points
      • James Suckling:94 points
      • Falstaff:93 points
      • Forbes Magazine:Italy's TOP 50
      • Grape Variety: Friulano, Pinot Bianco, Sauvignon Bianco
      • Cultivation: close to nature
      • Expansion: 9 months large oak barrel
      • Development: wooden barrel
      • Filtration: yes
      • Alcohol Content: 13,50 % vol
      • Total Extract: 20,70 g/l
      • Total Acidity: 5,67 g/l
      • Residual Sugar: 6,30 g/l
      • Sulfite: 88 mg/l
      • ph-Value: 3,36
      • Closure: natural cork
      • Serving Temperature: 10-12 °C
      • Storage Potential: 2030+
      • Allergen Note: contains sulphites
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      02050718 · 0,75 l · 59,87 €/l · Price (DE) incl. VAT, excl. Shippingavailable immediately

      44,90 €
    • Picolit Colli Orientali del Friuli DOCG 2015 <br>in Gift Box

      Picolit Colli Orientali del Friuli DOCG 2015 · in Gift Box

      Fellugas Picolit is a perfect example and explains the popularity and prestige of this rare and traditional sweet wine. Golden yellow colour, wonderful scent of honey, white flowers and ripe tropical fruits. The sweet and rich taste is characterized by pleasant viscosity and perfect balance. SUPERIORE.DE

      • Gambero Rosso:
      • Bibenda:
      • Veronelli :94 points
      • Luca Maroni:96 points
      • Grape Variety: 100% Picolit
      • Cultivation: close to nature
      • Expansion: 18 months small oak barrel
      • Development: wooden barrel
      • Filtration: yes
      • Alcohol Content: 14,00 % vol
      • Total Extract: 159,65 g/l
      • Total Acidity: 5,70 g/l
      • Residual Sugar: 136,50 g/l
      • Sulfite: 178 mg/l
      • ph-Value: 3,55
      • Closure: natural cork
      • Serving Temperature: 10-12 °C
      • Storage Potential: 2030+
      • Allergen Note: contains sulphites
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      02050815 · 0,5 l · 119,80 €/l · Price (DE) incl. VAT, excl. Shipping1 unit available

      59,90 €
    • "Eremita" Pignolo di Rosazzo Friuli Colli Orientali DOC 2011

      “Eremita” Pignolo di Rosazzo Friuli Colli Orientali DOC 2011

      It is reported that the hermit Alemanno chose the hill of Rosazzo as his spiritual retreat in the year 800. Here, about 200 years later, the Augustinians taught the local population the principles of agriculture. It is also here that the Pignolo grape variety can be traced back to the end of the 18th century. Sensitive and low-yielding, it had almost disappeared by the end of the 19th century and was rediscovered and recultivated in Rosazzo.

      In 1983, a massal selection of a biotype with characteristically small grapes in the shape of pine cones was planted below the wall of the Antico Belvedere. The material, which is available in very small quantities, is matured in second-age barriques, which tames the naturally strong tannins and makes the wine supple.

      Medium, deep garnet red with dark reflections. Expansive, intense and extremely complex bouquet of dried plum, red blackberry, sour cherry jam and tamarind, carried by cigar box aromas, followed by hints of blueberry, rhododendron blossom, bracken, violet and elderberry. With further aeration then black pepper, clove, incense, cherry, coffee and cinnamon. On the palate, the exuberant, sheer overwhelming impressions continue with complex and spicy nuances. In addition, there is an impressive freshness and the typical, present tannin, which, however, never seems too obtrusive, but forms a perfect unity together with the great concert of aromas. With further aeration in the glass, one gets an approximate impression of the imposing fullness and complexity of an exceptional Pignolo, which is not without reason one of the terrificred wines in Italy and leads one on an unforgettable journey of enjoyment until the very last sip. SUPERIORE.DE

      • Grape Variety: 100% Pignolo
      • Cultivation: close to nature
      • Expansion: 72 months in oak barrels
      • Development: barrique
      • Filtration: yes
      • Alcohol Content: 14,00 % vol
      • Closure: natural cork
      • Serving Temperature: 18-20 °C
      • Storage Potential: 2036+
      • Allergen Note: contains sulphites
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      02052811 · 0,75 l · 141,33 €/l · Price (DE) incl. VAT, excl. Shipping< 24 units available

      106,00 €
    About the winemakersLivio FellugaFriuli
    Livio Felluga

    This name is cult in the Italian wine industry. Even though the next two generations have long since successfully managed the winery, Livio Felluga will probably remain a role model for several more generations. After all, he was the driving force and innovator for the entire Friuli wine region for decades.

    When he settled here in the Collio, in Brazzano near Cormons, in 1956, he had two world wars including captivity behind him, the home of his childhood in Istria had sunk into the sea, the wine trade of his ancestors no longer existed and the once proud southern region of the Austro-Hungarian Monarchy was unnaturally divided by peace treaties, was thus partly in the "Eastern Bloc" and was largely abandoned by the population. But Livio Felluga saw a future in the hills of Rosazzo, founded a small winery, built an advanced cellar with growth potential, recultivated abandoned vineyards and planted new ones - and over the decades built up one of the most successful and internationally renowned wineries in Italy. There is practically no award that his wines have not received, and he himself has been honoured with honorary degrees, becoming Doctor h.c. of the University of Udine and "Patriarch of Friulian Viticulture". He died in 2016 at the age of 102.

    The label he designed himself, which shows the estate's vineyards, lives on, as does his philosophy of quality. He still focuses on a mix of different grape varieties that Livio Felluga found "suitable for the land", whether autochthonous such as (Tokai) Friulano, Picolit, Ribolla Gialla or Refosco dal Peduncolo Rosso, as well as "international". For he quickly recognized that Sauvignon Blanc, Pinot Grigio, Pinot Bianco and Chardonnay were already at home here before the Second World War, as were Merlot and Cabernet Franc.

    The focus is on elegant white wines such as "Terre Alte" from Friulano, Pinot Bianco and Sauvignon or "Illivio" from a selection of the best Pinot Bianco grapes, as well as Chardonnay and Picolit. For some years now, the "Wine of Roses" from the vineyards belonging to the historic Abbazia di Rosazzo Monastery, leased by the Felluga family, has also been included in the range, where old vines from Friulano, Pinot Bianco, Sauvignon Blanc, Malvasia and Ribolla Gialla are cultivated and used only for this top quality wine. With the "Sossó" of Merlot, Refosco and Pignolo, however, Livio Felluga was able to positively surprise many a Bordeaux or Brunello lover in the early 1990s. SUPERIORE.DE

    Facts

    • Year of foundation: 1956
    • Owner: Family Livio Felluga
    • Oenologist: Filippo Felluga and Stefano Chioccioli (consulting)
    • Annual production: approx. 800.000 bottles
    • Vineyard area: about 155 hectares
    • Conventional cultivation