Vie di Romans means “road of the Romans” in the Friulano dialect and refers to the Roman road that connected the cities of Acquilea and Cividale which once passed through this vineyard. The 141 acres of vineyards are located in a niche micro-climate that benefits from soil rich in alluvial fans and minerals that have been carried there by glaciers over the millennia, as well as, the Bora winds from the east that result in large, daily temperature fluctuations that all the grapes to ripen slowly and take on nuance and complexity.100% Chardonnay sourced from the single Ciampagnis Vieris vineyard. It first undergoes a cold maceration before fermentation in stainless steel tanks takes over 14-16 days. The wine then ages on the lees for 9 months. The nose is intense with juicy notes of citrus fruits and apple, together with sweet notes of crystalized honey and lemon meringue. On the palate it is rich, fresh, medium to full bodied, with a minerals, citrus and stone fruits on the finish….