Chardonnay

The Chardonnay grape variety was introduced to Alto Adige by Archduke John around 1835 and later promoted by the founder of Italy's first school of oenology. Originally known as Yellow Pinot Bianco, the variety became popular in Alto Adige in the 1980s. The grapes come from sites around Magrè, Cortaccia, Salorno and Pochi that have the chalky gravel soils that are ideal for growing Chardonnay.

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2017
CHARDONNAY
12.5 % Vol

Color

Brillant, clear, straw-yellow with a green hint

Aroma

Delicate aroma, pronounced bouquet, fresh, fruity (peach, melone, citrus), floral, mineral

Flavour

Medium bodied, well-balanced, fruity, jucy, dry

Food

As an aperitif, with starters, all types of seafood (fish and shellfish), chicken, pasta

Origin

Selected vineyards in Magrè, Cortaccia, Pochi and Salorno. 230 to 500 metres a.s.l. (750 - 1,640 feet)

Soil

Sandy and stony soil with an important content of limestone

Vinification

On the lees in stainless steel tanks (approximately 4 months).
Fermentation: Termperature control in stainless steel tanks

Best to be drunk

1-2 years

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