RIESLING 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 “Costera” vineyard, with a total surface area of about 0.5 hectare, facing southeast.
PLANTING DENSITY AND VINE TRAINING SYSTEM
Guyot, with an average planting density of
about 4.000 vines/hectare.
GRAPE BLEND AND HARVEST PERIOD
Riesling italico 20% and Riesling renano 80%.
Traditional harvest by hand during the first ten days of September.
VINIFICATION AND BOTTLING
Vinification in white with gentle pressing of the grapes, fermentation of the must under controlled temperatures in order to preserve the aromas, ageing of the wine obtained on its own yeasts. Bottling starts in the January following the harvest.
SENSORY TEST AND TECHNICAL NOTES
A still wine with a straw-yellow colour and greenish glints, a fine and fruity fragrance, a dry, fresh and elegant flavour. Alcohol content: 11,50/12% by vol – Acidity: 6.00-6.50 g/l
Excellent with seafood starters, delicate pasta and rice dishes and main courses of fish or white meat. Also ideal as an aperitif.Serving temperature: 10-12°C