Altùris Friulano 2019


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From Friuli Venezia Giulia, a famous wine region of Italy on the border with Austria and Slovenia, that is known for the production of the highest quality white wines.

Friulano is the most iconic wine of this mountainous terroir in Northern Italy, bordering Slovenia and Austria.  The colour is pale yellow, with greenish reflections.warm flavors of lime honey, white flowers and pear. Balanced to the taste, where the captivating softness is balanced by flavour and lively freshness. Closes with a subtle one typical note of bitter almond and a marked minerality.

Vinified in glass lined cement tanks ‘Sur Lie’ after harvesting by hand.

Classic wine for aperitifs and fish-based appetizers and sausages. Pairs extremely well with fresh and fat cheeses.

Serving temperature: 10-12 degrees


REGION: Friuli-Venezia Giulia
TYPE: White Wine
WINERY: Azienda Agricola Altùris s.s.a.
GRAPE: Friulano
WINEMAKER: Marco and Massimo Zorzettig
VINIFICATION: The whole grapes are softly pressed and the must obtained it is statically cold decanted. Fermentation and ageing “sur lies” takes place in glass lined cement barrels at a controlled temperature.


This very special winery is located in the beautiful hills of Friuli, known as Italian White Wine Heaven: Friuli-Venezia Giulia,  which in their mother tongue are called “Altùris”: a geometry of reliefs engraved by vineyards. Although the region is relatively small compared to the rest of Italy, it ranks among the best for producers of white wines.

It is in this revered place that Marco and Massimo Zorzettig, heirs of a historical family, which has been a symbol of solid entrepreneurship in the wine world for three generations, founded Altùris.

The winery is devoted to the creation of exquisite wines, capable
of carrying all the scents and aromas that the grapes of this unique terroir offer.

At the far North East of Italy, close to Venice and at short walk from Cividale del Friuli at the border with Austria and Slovenia, Altùris vines benefit of an unique microclimate. The Julian Alps protect them from the cold winds of North, while the breezes from Adriatic Sea smooth and mitigate the climate, offering the vineyards exceptional conditions to produce grand quality wines.

The production at Altùris winery is set for 70 percent whites and 30 percent reds.  They also produce incredibly great reds.

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