Ribolla Gialla


Common synonyms: Avola, Ribollat, Ribuole, Gargania, Pignolo, Rabiola, Rabola, Rabolla, Rabolla Dzhalla di Rozatsio, Rabuele, Raibola, Rebolla, Rebula, Rebula Bela, Ribola Djiala, Ribolla, Ribolla bianca, Ribolla Dzhalla, Ribolla Gialla di Rosazz, Ribolla Gialla di Rosazzo, Ribollat, Riboule, Ribuela, Ribuele Zale, Ribula Zuta, Robola, Robolla

Parentage of the grape: Unknown

History of the grape: This ancient Friulian variety was first mentioned in a contract from 1289. In 1402, the local city of Udine prohibited the adulteration of Ribolla by any other grape variety. Boccaccio, the author of The Decameron, specifically mentioned the grape in his diatribe against the vice of gluttony. Unfortunately, this illustrious history was interrupted by the Phylloxera epidemic, after which many Friulian vineyards were replanted with international varieties instead of Ribolla. Today, planting this grape is a matter of identity: in Oslavia, it is an expression of Slavic heritage. It has also become Read more »

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  • Busy day. Too freaking hot!This Arbe Garbe was a blend of Ribolla Gialla, Malvasia and Tokai Friulano all from Sonoma County. Expected more brightness and less creaminess. Interesting but likely not a repurchase @ $36 I could say the same thing about this Hungarian. Not sure I can trust the palate of the guy who I asked about it. Again OK but I ... Read More

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  • Surprised nobody's mentioned him so far so I'll throw Gravner into the ... ... from the autochthonous Ribolla Gialla varietal. Rosso Gravner is a blend of merlot and cabernet sauvignon. The reviews are mixed - some rate his whites as the best in Italy."  Then there's the Beckham Estate Vineyard amphorae project in Chehalem, Oregon. Andrew Be... Read More

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  • A few days ago I participated in a tasting/pairing event that featured white wines. One of the wines was Chablis, and, while discussing this one, the facilitator stated that it was fermented in steel and had never seen oak.  I asked if that was common for the region and he responded that it was absolutely the case, and was so for all white wines... Read More

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  • Yeah vinOvinO, I bit too. An eclectic mix I think.Cabot Vineyards - Aged Zins ... ... Italians - 2ea 2012 Ribolla Gialla Russian River Valley Skin-fermented, 2014 Ribolla Gialla Russian River Valley (not skin-fermented), 2014 Fiano Russian River Valley "sous-voile"Campesino Cellars - Red Rhones - 2ea 2013 Grenache (Sonoma Valley), 2013 Baybos... Read More

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  • Gravner Ribolla Gialla Venezia Giulia IGT Anfora 2005


    Fantástico!!!!!! Read More

    Wine review by Viryo

  • Grassi Wine Company Napa Valley Ribolla Gialla 2013


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    Wine review by 453542Mr Dolce 453542 Mr Dolce

  • EMark, Ah Topolos, the best outdoor dining experience in all of Sonoma County. ... Vermentino, Trousseau Gris, Ribolla Gialla, Touriga Nacional, Picpoul Blanc etc don't carry the hefty fruit cost. Economics. So I see a bunch of it and there is a lot poured at local events. Need to climb out of my shell and get back into the adventurous side of... Read More

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  • Orange wine is something I feel I have read about more often than I have seen ... ... Matthiasson Napa Valley Ribolla Gialla Matthiasson Vineyard - The Ribolla Gialla budwood originated from Josko Gravner. He shared it with Napa winemaker George Vare and, eventually, it was also grafted into Steve Matthiasson’s home vineyard where it is organ... Read More

    From the article Ditch Your Rose: Orange Wine Is Burning Hot

  • Wyland Nero D Avola 2010


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    Wine review by Pammie

  • Nice one, VV, apparently the only Ribolla Gialla grapes, but not the only wine made from them.  I saw someone drinking maybe the Forlorn Hope version at Tra Vigne a couple years ago.  I had some by the glass somewhere else.  Here's a cool story about that vineyard and a little festival the makers of RG have every year.  It's a couple years old, ... Read More

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