LANGHE DOC CHARDONNAY
Altitude: about 500 m.a.s.l.
Average age of vineyards: 20 years
Soil structure: Mixture of soils, limestone, calcareous
Harvest period: Middle of September
The harvest is done by hand placing the grapes into small plastic baskets, and transporting them to the winery. The grapes will be placed directly into a pneumatic press and will be lightly pressed and the must transferred to a vertical stainless steel tank to then undergo a fermentation in a temperature controlled environment at 18°C. Into steel tanks takes place malo-lactic fermentation, and then start the refining period, which is 6 month into steel tanks. At the end of the spring the wine will then be blended and bottled to be ready for the market in the middle of the summer.
Color: Intense straw yellow.
Nose: Fruity aroma with soft nuances of croissant.
Palate: Full bodied and large with a stable acidity to give freshness and length to the palate.
Pairings: Great at the start of a meal, as well as many fish dishes. Also a good idea for an aperitivo.