2018 Ronchi di Cialla "Ciallabianco", Friuli-Venezia Giulia, Italy

Straw yellow in color with subtle yet elegant aromas with hints of pear, apple and plum fruit, of vanilla and with floral notes of jasmine. The palate is dry, full bodied with very well-balanced acidity. Remarkable character and unique personality.



Fermentation in barriques and subsequent maturation in the same barriques for 11 months. Additional 20 months of ageing in bottles. Suitable for ageing.


For 46 years, the family-run Ronchi di Chialla has made superb wines from indigenous grapes such as Refosco, Ribolla Gialla, Verduzzo, and Picolit. The Ronchi di Cialla estate is strictly a family business. While Dina and Paolo Rapuzzi, who founded it in 1970, were attracted by wine growing as a way of living, their children Pierpaolo and Ivan, belong to a generation that “grew up with vines”. Both, in fact, obtained a degree in Food Sciences and are agrarian experts; they firmly support the Ronchi di Cialla policy and immemorial wine making tradition in Friuli. This family has thus become an uncommon heir of ancient traditions in one hand and modern scientific knowledge in the other, making this small family business unique.


Grape(s) Ribolla Gialla, Picolit, Verduzzo
Farming Traditional