2013 PINOT BIANCO

Grape variety: Pinot Blanc.

Description: brilliant straw yellow colour with a green tint. Very fine, fruity (apples, peaches), forward varietal aroma. Pronounced, clean, elegant, grapey flavour, light to medium-bodied with a fresh mouth-watering finish. When properly cellared, this wine may be kept for at least 2 - 4 years.

Suggested food: as an aperitif, with starters, salads, asparagus, all kind of seafood and pasta dishes.

Origin: selected vineyard sites in the southern part of the Alto Adige appellation (Salorno, Magrè, Cortaccia and Pochi), at 300 to 500 metres a.s.l.(980 - 1,650 feet). Soils are sandy, gravelly and with a high content of limestone. Large temperature variation between day and night.

Age of the vines: 5 - 60 years.

Harvested: mid September - early October 2013.

Vinification: soft crushing and pressing of the grapes, fermentation in stainless steel tanks, maturation for approximately 4 months on the lees.

Alcohol: 13.0 % by vol.

Acidity: 5.7 g / litre.

Bottled: February 2014.

Release: March 2014

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