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Technical Information

Wine Blend Vine Age Soil Type Vineyard Area*
Vitovska IGT Venezia Giulia
Vitovska 19 years average Clay and Limestone 4 ha
Malvasia IGT Venezia Giulia
Malvasia 19 years average Clay and Limestone 3 ha
Chardonnay IGT Venezia Giulia
Chardonnay 14 years average Clay and Limestone 1.8 ha
Sauvignon IGT Venezia Giulia
Sauvignon Blanc 14 years average Clay and Limestone 2.2 ha
Spumante Metodo Classico “Dosaggio Zero”
50% Chardonnay, 50% Malvasia 15 years average Clay and Limestone 1.5 ha
Spumante Rosato Metodo Classico “Dosaggio Zero”
Pinot Nero 10 years average Clay and Limestone 1.5 ha
Chardonnay “La Bora di Kante”
Chardonnay 20 years average Clay and Limestone N/A
Vitovska Selezione
Vitovska 8 years average Clay and Limestone N/A
Sauvignon Selezione
Sauvignon 20 years average Clay and Limestone N/A
Terrano IGT Venezia Giulia
Terrano 2 years average Clay and Limestone 1 ha
Rosso IGT Venezia Giulia
1/3 Terrano, 1/3 Cabernet Sauvignon, 1/3 Merlot 2 years average Clay and Limestone N/A
* "ha" = hectares; one hectare equals roughly two and a half acres

VITICULTURE / VINIFICATION

• Grapes are harvested by hand
• Wines are neither fined nor filtered
• No new oak is used and the barrels are up to 18 years old

Vitovska IGT Venezia Giulia:
• Vineyards planted at over 800 feet above sea level
• Aged for 12 months in old barrels
• Then aged for 6 more months in stainless steel tank
• Bottle unfiltered

Malvasia IGT Venezia Giulia:
• Vineyards planted at over 800 feet above sea level
• Aged for 12 months in old barrels
• Then aged for 6 more months in stainless steel tank
• Bottle unfiltered

Chardonnay IGT Venezia Giulia:
• Vineyards planted at over 800 feet above sea level
• Aged for 12 months in old barrels
• Then aged for 6 more months in stainless steel tank
• Bottle unfiltered

Sauvignon IGT Venezia Giulia:
• Vineyards planted at over 800 feet above sea level
• Aged for 12 months in old barrels
• Then aged for 6 more months in stainless steel tank
• Bottle unfiltered

Spumante Metodo Classico “Dosaggio Zero”:
• Vineyards planted at over 800 feet above sea level
• Aged for 12 months in old barrels
• Aged in bottle for 1 year before disgorgement
• No dosage

Spumante Rosato Metodo Classico “Dosaggio Zero”:
• Vineyards planted at over 800 feet above sea level
• Aged for 12 months in old barrels
• Aged in bottle for 1 year before disgorgement
• No dosage

Chardonnay “La Bora di Kante”:
• Grapes are carefully selected in the vineyards for this particular bottling
• Vineyards planted at over 800 feet above sea level
• Aged for 24 months in old barrels
• Bottle unfiltered
• Aged in bottle for 5 years

Vitovska Selezione:
• Grapes are carefully selected in the vineyards for this particular bottling
• Vineyards planted at over 800 feet above sea level
• Aged for 12 months in old barrels
• Then aged for 6 more months in stainless steel tank
• Bottle unfiltered
• Aged in bottle for 7 years

Sauvignon Selezione:
• Grapes are carefully selected in the vineyards for this particular bottling
• Vineyards planted at over 800 feet above sea level
• Aged for 12 months in old barrels
• Then aged for 4 years in stainless steel tank
• Bottle unfiltered
• Aged in bottle for 6 months

Terrano IGT Venezia Giulia
• Terrano is a sub-variety of the Refosco family, native to Venizia Giulia and western Slovenia
• Vineyards planted at over 800 feet above sea level
• Maceration last 3 weeks
• Aged for 36 months in old barrels
• Bottle unfiltered

Rosso IGT Venezia Giulia
• Vineyards planted at over 800 feet above sea level
• Maceration last 3 weeks
• Aged for 24 months in old barrels
• Bottle unfiltered

General Information

Country
Italy
Region
Friuli
Appellation(s)
Friuli Venezia Giulia Carso
Producer
Edi Kante
Founded
1980
Annual Production
7,200 cases
Farming
Sustainable
Website
http://www.kante.it
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