PINOT GRIGIO I.G.T. (Still)
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 “Guastona” vineyard, with a total surface area of about 0,5 hectare, facing southeast and the “Brèga” vineyard, with a total surface area of about 0,5 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
Pinot grigio 100%.
Traditional harvest by hand during the last ten days of August.
VINIFICATION AND BOTTLING
Soft pressing of the grapes, cooling of the must and subsequent fermentation with selected yeasts in temperature-controlled steel tanks, maturation and aging of the wine obtained on its own yeasts.
Bottling starting in January following the harvest.
SENSORY TEST AND TECHNICAL NOTES
Quiet wine with a slightly coppery color, fruity and floral scent, pleasantly soft full flavor. Alcohol content: 11,50/12% by vol – Acidity: 6.00-6.50 g/l
Perfect wine when paired with appetizers and fish preparations, risottos and vegetable-based first courses, omelettes and white meat-based main courses. Serving temperature: 10/12 °C