VARIETIES: Chardonnay 100%
AGE OF VINES: 10 years old.
ALTITUDE: 550 mt. asl.
SOIL COMPOSITION: Hill slope with sand, clay and gravel.
EXPOSURE: Nord – East.
VINE TRAINING: Guyot.
HARVEST TIME: Last week in August.
WINEMAKING: The grapes are harvested in boxes, then are entirely pressed very softly.The must decants at 5°C for 48 hours. Fermentation in temperature-controlled steel tanks at 18°C for almost 20 days. Malolactic fermentation happens naturally in steel tanks.
AGING: In steel tanks for 3 months with frequent pumping over. In bottle for 2 months.
ALCOHOL CONTENT: 13.5% vol.
PRODUCTION: 13.000 bottles.
SERVING TEMPERATURE: 10°C.
COLOR: Bright yellow with greenish reflections.
NOSE: Intense and clean-edged, with balsamic notes such as mint and eucalyptus that linger on, along with aromas of fresh tropical fruit.
PALATE: Smooth, with an agreeable warm sensation, balanced by a refreshing crispness. Really long finish tanks an important minerality and saltiness.
SERVING SUGGESTIONS: Fish, shell fish and fresh cheese.