Le Monde, Friulano, Friuli-Venezia Giulia, Italy, 2017

Le Monde, Friulano, Friuli-Venezia Giulia, Italy, 2017

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Overview of the Wine
Nearly a millennia ago under the dominion of the Republic of Venice, the region of Prata di Pordenone started to gain importance as an agricultural region. Le Monde is a territory lying within this region between the Livenza and Meduna rivers, close to the border between the provinces of Treviso and Pordenone, all within the D.O.C of Friuli Grave. The “Serenissima” (Venetian Republic), built Venetian villas in this area and developed its agricultural resources in nearby farms located along watercourses connecting them to the Venetian Lagoon.

Le Monde lies between the banks of the Livenza and Meduna rivers, close to the border between the provinces of Treviso and Pordenone in Friuli Grave. The winery headquarters, built in the eighteenth century maintains the architectural characteristics of the time. Originally property of the Pistoni family, the wine farm together with the vineyards was acquired Alex Maccan in 2008. Alex is now the owner and winemaker.

Le Monde takes its name from the Germanic word “mundio” that referred to the protection granted by the Austrian Emperor to some lands. With 50 hectares (125 acres) of vineyards, Le Monde was founded in 1970 by the Pistioni family and taken over by the Maccan family in 2008. The Maccan family is from the Prata di Pordenone area and became quite successful in industrial technology. The family had the desire to lift the quality of wine in the region to its highest potential. Alex Maccan, then 31, passionate about wine was energized and enthusiastic to take on the task.

Sustainable.

Grape / Blend
100% Friulano

Origin
Friuli Venezia Giulia, Italy

Tasting Notes
Straw yellow, tending towards green. Fine, delicately intense, characterized by notes of fruit and flowers. Fresh, dry, soft, smooth to the palate with distinct flavor. Ideal as an aperitif, great with soups, cold cuts and savory fish dishes. A very interesting match with eastern cuisine.

Product size: 750ml

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