The SIRCH
Family

A Friulian family of firm, visionary people who have been cultivating the land for three generations without ceasing to look beyond. A small local production that has grown, step by step, to become today a synonym of excellence at international level.
The Borderlands SIRCH
A crossroads of waters, lands and peoples, the SIRCH vineyards concentrate the immense wealth of different histories and topographies in a single area. On the right the Judrio river marks the Italian-Slovenian border, on the left the Natisone river outlines the renowned Friuli Colli Orientali DOC area.

Smacked in the middle between these two waterways - amid the municipalities of Cividale del Friuli, Prepotto and Premariacco (Orsaria) Italy - SIRCH thus unites, under its label, a long history of topographical and cultural boundaries.
Sirch wines
Autochthonous varieties alternate with international ones, a combination of experience with research and the classic-modern character distinguishes SIRCH wines.
The whites, the pride of Friuli - Italy, sit alongside the structured
and complex reds.

The common denominator is the terroir with its high-quality standards, now sought after and well known abroad.

The Friuli
Colli Orientali DOC

The SIRCH Estate belongs to the Friuli Colli Orientali DOC. This territory embraces all the eastern hilly area of Udine’s province. The heights, between 100 and 350 above sea level, are homogeneous either for their climate condition and their geological age origin.

The Julian Alps, at the back, protect the area from the cold winds of North; while the Adriatic sea at the front, guarantees a beneficial and constant ventilation. The soil , locally called “ponca”, is composed of alternate marls (limestone clay ) and sandstone (calcified sands) dated from the Eocene Age.

This is where the main character of the wines comes from: its bold structure, its elegance, its salinity and balance, all sustained by a very long aromatic finish.

Among the Friuli Colli Orientali DOC, the grape varieties grown by SIRCH are among the most representative ones.

The most modern varieties, even though they have been present since the half of 19th century – like Chardonnay, Pinot Grigio, Sauvignon, Traminer of the whites and Pinot Nero, Merlot  of the reds – include the precious autochthonous varieties: Friulano, Ribolla Gialla, Schioppettino and Refosco dal Peduncolo Rosso.

In the ancient village of Cladrecis, in the municipality of Prepotto, we produce our most important wines. Structured, complex and age-worthy the Cladrecis Chardonnay and the Cladrecis Rosso composed of Merlot and Pignolo grapes (an ancient native grape variety of Friuli).

SIRCH, rediscovering the Friulian wines
originated from the respect of the territory.

The typical SIRCH

Fresh and varietal wines that interpret the tradition and represent the best winemaking expression of our region in a modern way.

Ribolle by SIRCH

Originated from the luxuriant hills of which it captures the floral notes, the Ribolla Gialla, moderately alcoholic, turns out a delightful sip.

Cladrecis by SIRCH

Originated from a restoration of an ancient vineyard area in a place which is a melting pot of unique natural elements. One of the highest wine expressions of our Oriental Hills.

Terlato Wines

Their origin sends back to the hills close to Carnia PreAlps. Bearing freshness and a sapid full taste to reach far lengths.

Cividale del Friuli

The vinification cellar and the offices of SIRCH are located below the generous hills of Eastern Friuli, this UNESCO heritage town. The ancient Forum Iulii, founded by Julius Caesar, gives its name to our region, fully wrapped by a stunning beautiful landscape.

Orsaria

Located in the Municipality of Premariacco, a rich place of ancient roman influence, this community dwells in a splendid ambiance: at the edge of Natisone river and the first strip of Eastern Friuli. Over those hills SIRCH owns its largest vineyards: 50 hectares of terrace gently descending towards the river bed.

Cladrecis

This tiny village, part of the Municipality of Prepotto, in the Judrio Valley, is an enchanting mountain spot offering a breathtaking view of the valleys below. It is considered a special place by SIRCH; as it is an ancient wine growing area with unparalleled natural attributes which give birth to wines with great character. The entrepreneurial challenge and its geographic position (next to Slovenia) explain the headline on the label “Terre di Confine” (Borderlands).

The vineyards, nature and man

If the whole region of Friuli Venezia Giulia is considered an area of Italy especially suited to wine making, our production territories allow us to reach exclusive quality grapes destined to truly unique wines.

Here, nature provides excellent conditions - starting from the hilly soils of marl, where the vines are exposed to different microclimate combinations, due to the encounter of the Adriatic breeze and the cool winds from the East.

The work of man is combined with the benign influence of nature in the cultivation of our 100 hectares, in different zones and different ages of vines. We chose the Guyot or “Friulian Double Inverted” as training system for all SIRCH vines, respecting the best of the traditions and at the same time implementing the most updated technical knowledge.

SIRCH SOCIETÀ AGRICOLA A RESPONSABILITÀ LIMITATA
VIA FORNALIS 277/1
33043 CIVIDALE DEL FRIULI (UD)
TEL: +39 0432 709835
P.IVA E C.F. 02823210303


D. LGS. 88/2009

Pec: sirchsrl@legalmail.it www.sirchwine.com
info@sirchwine.com

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