Friuli Latisana

Friuli Latisana







about this subregion

Nestled in the northeastern corners of Italy lies the renowned wine region of Friuli Latisana DOC. This region is characterized by its unique environmental attributes which give rise to a myriad of delightful wines that bear the signature of the territory. The Friulian climate is tempered by maritime influences, and the combination of gentle breezes, along with the mix of clay and sandy soils, provides a nurturing environment for the grapes to flourish.

Among the vines, the white grape varieties stand as a testament to the region's diversity and expertise in viticulture. The most predominant white grapes include the crisp Chardonnay, the indigenous Friulano with its almond nuances, the aromatic Gewürztraminer, and the fruity Malvasia. Not to be overshadowed, the Pinot Bianco, Pinot Grigio, Riesling, Sauvignon Blanc, and the sweet Verduzzo further enrich the region's tapestry of white wines.

Turning to the reds, Friuli Latisana boasts a variety of robust and flavorful grapes. The Bordeaux varieties, Cabernet Franc and Cabernet Sauvignon, thrive alongside the unique Carmenère. The rich Merlot, vibrant Pinot Nero, and the native Refosco contribute to the red wine palette, with Franconia adding a rustic touch.

In summary, Friuli Latisana DOC's environment is a perfect synthesis of climate and soil, giving life to an impressive range of grape varieties. Each bottle from this region is not just a wine but a story of the land and its heritage.


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Discover Terroir

The Friuli Latisana DOC is located in the province of Udine, and is part of the Friuli-Venezia Giulia wine region. It extends from the strip of land overlooking the Adriatic Sea to the town of Latisana to the north.

This region benefits from the proximity of the sea, as the climate is windy and less humid in summer, while in winter, it is milder

Soils formed by alluvial sandy clays dominate the region. In addition, the soils have a large amount of essential nutrients for the vine.


Most Planted White Grape Varieties: Chardonnay, Friulano, Gewürztraminer, Malvasia, Pinot Bianco, Pinot Grigio, Riesling, Sauvignon Blanc, Verduzzo

Most Planted Red Grape Varieties: Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Carmenère, Franconia, Merlot, Pinot Nero, Refosco

In the picturesque landscape of Friuli Latisana DOC, a collection of wines stands as a testament to the region's mastery of winemaking: Bianco, Rosato, Rosso, Sparkling, and Passito.

Bianco, a symphony of whites, draws its essence from a minimum of 60% Friulano. With a delicate interplay of Chardonnay, Pinot Bianco, and other authorized white grape varieties, it showcases a harmonious blend. This wine dances across the palate, weaving citrus and stone fruit notes into a tapestry of elegance.

Rosato, a blushing beauty, finds its heart in Merlot, composing a minimum of 60%. Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, and Carmenère join the dance, infusing layers of red fruit and a touch of spice. Each sip is a serenade of summer, capturing the sun's warmth in a delicate hue.

Rosso, a red elixir, shares a kinship with Rosato, boasting a minimum of 60% Merlot. Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, and Carmenère join the blend, adding depth and character. This red masterpiece tells a tale of dark fruits, velvety tannins, and a whisper of herbs.

Sparkling, a celebration in a glass, draws from Chardonnay, Pinot Bianco, and Pinot Nero. With finesse and effervescence, it captures the essence of Friuli Latisana, offering a medley of apple and citrus, inviting you to toast to life's moments.

Passito, a sweet nectar, mirrors the Bianco composition, a canvas painted with Chardonnay, Pinot Bianco, and other authorized white grapes. It captures the sun's embrace, infusing notes of honey and dried fruits, a sip of indulgence that lingers on the palate.

In Friuli Latisana DOC, Bianco, Rosato, Rosso, Sparkling, and Passito embody the region's passion for winemaking. Each bottle encapsulates the terroir, the sun, and the skill of the winemaker, inviting you to explore a symphony of flavors and aromas that define the essence of this enchanting land.