THE WINE: obtained exclusively from Chardonnay grapes from selected winery-owned vineyards in the district of “Pozzo Sorgente”.
SOIL: excellent texture, low percentage of active calcium, very suitable for aromatic
PLANTING DENSITY: 2000 – 2200 plants / ha for old “tendone” pergolas, 4500 – 5000 plants / ha for young counter espaliers.
TRAINING SYSTEM: one fruiting cane for “tendoni”, spurred cordon for counter espaliers.
VINES: 100% Chardonnay.
VINIFICATION TECHNIQUE: soft crushing. Fermentation started at 15ºC in stainless steel containers and finished in barriques.
MALOLACTIC FERMENTATION: carried out partially and in special years.
AGEING TECHIQUE: batonnage in French oak barriques for 7 months.
AGEABILITY: considering this wine´s great personality and persistent taste, it begins expressing its complex aromas after a long ageing in the bottle.
ORGANOLEPTIC FEATURES: deep straw yellow colour with greenish glints; scent of exotic fruit, notes of citrus and vanilla given by the wood.
SERVING TEMPERATURE: 14 – 16ºC.
ALCOHOL CONTENT: 13% by vol.
CERTIFICATIONS: REG. 2092/91 ICEA.
WINE ENTHUSIAST MAGAZINE