Tenuta Luisa Friulano 2008

White Blends from Friuli-Venezia Giulia, Italy

Item No. 105628
  • white wine
  • WS91
  • W&S91
Style: Light & Crisp

Wine Style Guide

Light & Crisp

Light to medium bodied wines that are high in acid and light to medium fruit. Typically no oak.

Fruity & Smooth

Light to medium bodied wines with lots of juicy fruit, typically medium acid and medium oak.

Rich & Creamy

Full bodied wines that have typically undergone malo-lactic fermentation and/or spent time in oak.

Ratings Pedigree:

Winemaker's Notes

Of intensive straw-yellow color; flowery, fruity flavor with a typical touch reminiscent of the characteristic flavor of bitter almonds. On the palate resolutely dry, but thanks to the slight acidity, which distinguishs the wine, it appears always round, full-bodied and velvety.
Accompaniment: perfect with fresh cheese, vegetable omelettes and vegetable or rice stews.

Critical Acclaim

"This full-bodied white exhibits apple pie aromas, with peach and banana flavors and lemon, lime and mineral character. Bright, fruity and racy. Drink now. 3,330 cases made. "
91 Points

"There's a natural freshness to this wine that makes it mouthwatering-crisp apple, ripe peach and a lime zest note that adds pithy green bitterness to the sweet fruit. More a fruity than a toasty style of Friulano, this finishes clean. Serve it with tiny fried bait fish."
91 Points

Learn About Tenuta Luisa Map ItMap It

A long family passion, beginning more than 80 years ago, began when Francesco Luisa, left a widower at only 37 years old and with six children to raise, had the foresight and the grit to purchase 5 ha (12 acres) of land. Here starts the saga of the Luisas of Corona, carried on by Delciso, who followed in his father Francesco"s footsteps, and, above all, through Eddi, who, at...

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Learn About Friuli-Venezia Giulia

(free-oo-lee veh-netz-ee-ah gwee-yee-ah) The furthest east of the Tre-Venezie, Friuli-Venezia Giulia (usually just called Friuli) is celebrated for its zingy and zesty whites. Hugging the alps and the Austrian border, the climate here is cool and the vines are planted on the hillsides, allowing for more sun exposure. The cool temperatures of the region result in the lively...

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