The White Wines

Chardonnay Doc CollioPDF

Of brilliant golden yellow colour, it expresses an intense and spicy aroma of banana, nutmeg, peach and white flowers; in the mouth it is long, rich and rounded, with an aftertaste of spices and bread straight out of the oven.

Grapes:100% Chardonnay
Designation:Doc Collio
Alcohol %:13% Vol.
Soil aspect:Vineyard arranged in a “girapoggio” fashion, in a East-West direction; the soil is known as Flysch, a sedimentary complex of loam and sandstone of Eocene origin.
Vineyard age and growing system:The vineyard is about 15 year old, the farming system is Guyot.
Yield:7.000 kg/hectare
Wine making:After crushing and de-stemming, the grapes are subjected to a soft and long pressing, then the must undergoes cold static decantation and, after separation, it is left to ferment for two weeks with the aid of selected yeasts at a controlled temperature of 18°C..Afterwards the wine ages on fine lees in stainless steel tanks for about six months during which periodical stirring operations take place. In spring, after being filtered, the wine is bottled and one month later is introduced onto the market.
Serving suggestions:It goes well with delicate first and second courses, may even be combined with white meats.