Schioppettino, Antico Broilo

Schioppettino, Antico Broilo - 2016

Item # 43408 750mL
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Tasting Notes

Schioppettino is a grape variety that traces its history in Friuli back to the 13th century, when schioppettino represented about 75% of all plantings. Since that time the variety nearly vanished until brought back by 1970s advocates in the commune of Prepotto, where it exists almost exclusively today. Aged in oak barriques (10% new) for 2 years before bottling.


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Friuli-Venezia Giulia

Famous for its fascinating and unusual white wines, this region is home to many avant-garde winemakers (such as Gravner and Vie di Romans) who have expanded their repertoire of winemaking styles to include both the most modern, stainless-steel and barrique-influenced wines, to über-traditional wines with long maceration periods, fermented in clay amphorae. The grape that benefits most from the...

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