CHARDONNAY IGT - COLLINE PESCARESI
Colour: golden yellow;
Nose: very intense, fruity bouquet; the nose reveals aromas of ripe banana, pineapple, honey and toasted nuts.
Flavour: smooth and elegant. Tropical fruit flavors weave together in a nice range of flavors that linger on the palate ending with a long, fruity aftertaste.
Lively acidity well balanced by the alcohol and the wood aromas of the barrel.
Pairings: It matches well-structured first courses, rich flavoured fish or mixed boiled meat; after some years of bottle aging, drink it with mouldy cheeses.
Type of wine: White still
Classification : I.G.T. (Typical Geographical Indication)
Grape varieties: 100% Chardonnay – Colline Pescaresi
Alcohol content: 14.50% vol
Production area: ABRUZZO; Casabianca in Castilenti (Te)
Altitude: 250/300 meters above the sea level
Planting density: 5000 vines/hectare
Training system: Spur pruned cordon
Yield per hectare: 6,5 tons
Harvest period: August
Viniﬁcation: the grapes are crushed and destemmed; the juice is clarified through settling cold overnight and then inoculated with selected pure yeast. The fermentation is carried out in 550 liters French oak barrels of Allier
Fermentation temperature: 16° C
Ageing: 14 months in oak barrels of Allier
Refining: in bottle; conserved in air-conditioned area
Storage: lying down in cool, dark surroundings
Ageing capacity: 7/8 years
Serving temperature: 14/16 °C