From the ancient origins of wine are born in the territories of Friuli Doc-Latisana the seals Grandi & Gabana. The name is due to the founder, Marcello Gabana, one of the first entrepreneurs to believe and invest with commitment and perseverance in the wine world and unfortunately died prematurely. Today to follow the way of the commitment and dedication he has suggested there are his daughter Julia and his wife Daniela and with renewed enthusiasm carry forward his work.
Located in the heart of the production area of the DOC wines of Friuli-Latisana, the estate can now rely on a property of 350 hectares of land, of which about 100 are currently under vine, which extend over ground limestone and clay typical of this area, ideal for the production of wines highly structured and aromatic. The love for this land and the passion for wine making of Tenue Grandi & Gabana one of the wine of the most interesting of the area, which rediscovers the daily natural ability to produce and provide the public with quality wines.
Harmony of flavors and atmosphere, land of the DOC Friuli-Latisana, lie in the south-west of Udine on a territory with specific particularities. The land of limestone, is made in a single block, of which the clay fraction appears to be predominant, and then associated with a higher or lower fraction of peat, which helps to make the wine produced there unique. This also with the contribution of the beneficial climate thanks to the Julian Alps in the north and the Adriatic Sea to the west helps to mitigate the winters and make more pleasant the summer heat. Thanks to all this, the land of Friuli became the ideal place for the cultivation of a single grape variety native to the unique qualities such as Refosco, Friulano (what used to be called Tocai) and Pinot Grigio, which give the palate wine important and unmistakable, genuine expression of the territory from which they originate.
The Estates Grandi & Gabana, now balanced blend of history and modernity, have ancient origins, even from the beginning of the century, to which the family Gabana added over the years the lands of neighboring areas, where they were planted new vineyards to answer the question of a booming market that are associated with those older than 35-40 years of age. The plan's organizational structure will then quickly a plan for the reconstruction of a modern and extensive wine cellar and an architecturally enhanced exhibition space where the public can enjoy and appreciate all the company's products ranging from wine to grappa.
Our wine cellar is the symbol of a company that draws vital energy from its history but also by its ability to renew itself. Originally built at the beginning of the century, it is now equipped with equipment of modern design suitable to protect the quality and uniqueness of the wine. Plant for the vinification and bottling high-technology never betray the desire to produce quality wines, made according to tradition. The harvest of the grapes, pressing, controlled fermentation and aging in French barriques of lightly toasted mark the natural phases of a production process remained unchanged over time and firmly tied to the land.
Dedication, professionalism and care of the entire production chain have enabled us to win the contract a prominent place in the national and international wine scene. Soni numerous prizes and awards that attest to a successful intended to renew itself over time.