Grape: 100% chardonnay
Vineyard: Borgo Priolo vineyard colline stellate
year of installation : 1990, 1980
production: 70 q/ha, 50 hl/ha
soil type: calcareo argilloso, calcareous clay
sun exposure: sud ovest, southwest
altitude: 200 m
growing System: guyot
Denominazione: Oltrepo Pavese Chardonnay denominazione di origine controllata
first production: 2009
Vinification: Whole grapes are gently pressed at the coolest hours of the day, followed by must inoculation with selected yeast from Bourgogne. It is left to ferment sur lies for 10 months in stainless steel tanks at 18°C (80%), and in wooden barrels (20%) with frequent levelling off and batonnage. Clarification process and filtering and, before its release, it ages for further 4 months in bottle.
Organoleptic Characteristics: Bright yellow, intense aroma of fruits and white flowers, with a note of sweet almonds and vanilla. Full-bodied mineral flavour with a lively fragrance and pleasant acidity.
Gastronomic Combinations: Grilled fish, shellfish and cream of vegetable soup. Perfect match for fresh but not strongly aromatic cheese, and delicate risottos.
service temperature: 12°C to maintain its full bouquet