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Friuli Grave

Friuli-Venezia Giulia, Italia

Friuli Grave is one of the many wines made in the Italian provinces of Udine and Pordenone. It was granted its DOC status in 1970, which provides a number of specifications. To be called novello requires a minimum alcohol content of 10.5%. If the grapes were harvested after November 11th and it was aged at least 2 years it can be called riserva. The blends can be Bianco, Rosso, Rosato, Sauvignon or Cabernet. In addition, wines of this appellation may be made from a minimum of 90% of one of the specific varietals Chardonnay, Merlot, Pinot Bianco, Pinot Grigio, Pinot Nero, Refosco dal Peduncolo Rosso, Riesling, Tocai Friulano, Traminer Aromatico or Verduzzo Friulano.

This page last modified: 12 Dec 2007 by TheWineRater.