Ferlat Silvano

Country:

Italy

Friuli-Venezia Giulia

Region:

The small family-run business, founded in 1950, growing vines and producing wine in the eastern part of Friuli Venezia Giulia, in the renowned D.O.C. Friuli Isonzo. They cultivate 5 hectares of vineyards with organic farming methods. The basic concept that animates the company is research and production of wines with a distinct personality, recognizability, and maturity.
To obtain this result they use the most advanced techniques but with absolute respect for nature and tradition. In the vineyards, the objective is minimum intervention in order to reduce environmental impact, herbs and grass are left to grow between the rows of vines. No herbicides or synthetic fertilizers are ever used, and only small amounts of copper and sulfur are used when needed. “Green harvest” is done throughout the growing season in order to achieve the right balance between buds, fruit and leaves, constantly looking for the perfect maturation of the grapes. In new planting, only cuttings from existing old vines are used, no clones are purchased. Harvest is done entirely by hand, which allows first selection to be done in the vineyards.

Our Wines

Sauvignon

100% Sauvignon Blanc. Hand-harvested estate grown grapes from a practicing organic vineyard. Sees 12-24 hours of skin contact. Fermented in steel tanks with native yeasts. Aged on lees until bottling which occurs in April after the harvest.

2018

Friulano

100% Tocai Friulano. Hand-harvested estate grown grapes from a practicing organic vineyard. Sees 12-24 hours of skin contact. Fermented in cement tanks with native yeasts. Aged on lees until bottling which occurs in April after the harvest.

2018

Pinot Grigio 'Rosa'

100% Pinot Grigio. Hand-harvested estate grown grapes from a practicing organic vineyard. Fermented in cement tanks using native yeasts. Sees 3-4 days of skin contact before a light pressing. Aged on fine lees. Copper/salmon color.

2018

Malvasia, 'Grame'

100% Malvasia Istriana. Hand-harvested estate grown grapes from a practicing organic vineyard. Fermented in cement tanks using native yeasts. Sees 6 days of skin contact. Aged on fine lees for 9 months.

2017

Cabernet Franc

100% Cabernet Franc. Hand-harvested estate grown grapes from a practicing organic vineyard. Fermented in cement tanks using native yeasts. Aged in oak for an average of 12 months.

2017

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