Chardonnay

WHITE WINES

DENOMINAZIONE DI ORIGINE PROTETTA
COLLIO

Tipology: white dry

Variety: Chardonnay 100%

Production area: Collio

Town: Dolegna del Collio (GO)

Implant in: 1980

Implant density: 4500 stump for hectare

Production for hectare: 8 tons/ha

Planting density: 2.5 x 0.90 m

Growing system: Guyot

Soil typology: flaked clay

Grape harvest: September

Harvest: manual

Vinification: harvested grapes are swiftly brought to the cellar and hand-chosen. Maceration lasts four hours, soft pressing and clarification of the must takes places at temperatures never above 17° c. Natural yeast fermentation. Aging lasts six months in oak barrels and the wine is fined for about sixty days in-bottle.

Wine tasting: a white wine with strawcoloured, yellow hues and the clear scent of breadcrusts, bananas and acacia blossom. A well-rounded and intriguing flavour. Excellent with apetizers.

SERVING TEMPERATURE: 8-10°C