Ronco del Gnemiz


Colli Orientali
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RON-ko del Gnay-MEES Lo-ZAY-ta
Sauvignon Blanc
Flavors & Qualities
Lime Lime
Melon Melon
Sage Sage
Linked Character
Organic Organic
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Palate Character

Balance & Finesse 1 Rich & Full 2 Light & Bright 2 Smooth & Silky 2 Round & Fleshy 2 Tone & Backbone 2 Powerful & Extracted 2 Bright & Crisp 2
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This is a predominantly Balance & Finesse wine, but it shares structural nuances of Rich & Full as described in the tasting note below.

Tasting Notes
Full bodied with crisp acidity, the flavors are electric, with lime and lemon intermingled with melon and ripe green apple, along with a medley of sage, green grass, mineral, and ginger notes.
Pale Straw Yellow
Sauvignon Blanc
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Why this wine made the cut…
Energetic, intense, and astoundingly long.
Friuli Colli Orientali, Italy
Sauvignon Blanc
100% So-vee-NYON BLON
Sauvignon Blanc is grown throughout the world, and can have a wide range of aromas and flavors that vary depending on the terroir. It is most famous for White Bordeaux and the wines of the Loire Valley. The wines are typically Bright & Crisp, dry, and can vary from citrus fruit and pitted fruit, grass, mineral, herbs, and gooseberries. It is versatile with food, pairs particularly well with herbs and garlic, and is most famous for how well it marries with fresh goat cheese.
Country / State
Sub Region
Colli Orientali
Ronco del Gnemiz
Christian Patat
Ronco del Gnemiz's Vineyards under fogRonco del Gnemiz's Vineyards under fog

Ronco del Gnemiz

Friuli Colli Orientali, Italy

Ronco del Gnemiz is owned and managed by Serena Palazzolo, her sons, and her husband, winemaker Christian Patat.  The Palazzolo family bought the Rocco del Gnemiz estate in the 1960’s, but it was Serena whose pioneering organic approach made it reach the heights of quality it is known for today. 

Ronco del Gnemiz's Vineyard RowsRonco del Gnemiz's Vineyard Rows

The estate is made up of ten hectares that sit atop the hill of Rosazzo in the Colli Orientali region of Friuli. The vineyards are on the slopes of the hilly Colli Orientali, which gives them an exceptional exposure to light and the sun’s rays, while also protecting them from harsh winters near the Alps.

The philosophy at Gnemiz embodies a minimalist approach, using only organic methods, never any chemicals, and a less-is-more approach in the cellar, yielding grapes where structure, nuance, and elegance reign supreme.