CHARDONNAY I.G.T. (Semi-sparkling)
MUNICIPALITY AND PRODUCTION AREA
The hamlet of Poggiolo di Montù Beccaria, in the Oltrepò Pavese area in Lombardy (Italy)
LOCATION AND EXPOSURE OF THE VINEYARDS
At the winery, the “Vigne del Poggio” vineyard, with a total surface area of about 1 hectare, facing southeast and the “Brughera” vineyard, with a total surface area of about 1 hectare, facing southeast.
PLANTING DENSITY AND VINE TRAINING SYSTEM
Casarsa, with an average planting density of
about 4.000 vines/hectare.
GRAPE BLEND AND HARVEST PERIOD
Traditional harvest by hand during the last ten days of August.
VINIFICATION AND BOTTLING
Gentle pressing of the grapes, cold static clarification of the must and subsequent fermentation in temperature-controlled steel vats, maturation and ageing of the wine on its own yeasts.
Bottling starts in the January following the harvest.
SENSORY TEST AND TECHNICAL NOTES
A wine of rare elegance, a straw-yellow colour, an intense, persistent and floral fragrance with hints of Golden Delicious apples and pineapple and a fresh velvety flavour. Alcohol content: 11,50/12% by vol – Acidity: 6.00-6.50 g/l
An ideal wine with fish and white meat starters and pasta and rice dishes. Serving temperature: 10-12°C