Aptitude. Chardonnay, a white grape of French origin, is the most famous of the international grown-everywhere varieties because it gives its best wherever, retaining features that make it recognizable. Right from the first vintages this wine was praised by international critics who continue to consider it a reference for the finest Italian enology. Brightly hued, intensely scented, underscored with a hint of vanilla and a characteristic note of hazelnut. Its taste is full and rotund and its organoleptic structure is so intense as to be comparable to a red, yet it lingers in your senses for its extraordinary finesse.
Six Chardonnay vineyards planted an average of 31 years ago located in the municipalities of Erbusco and Corte Franca.
Yield per hectare:
6,500 kilograms of grapes, equivalent to 3,700 litres of wine (must-to-fruit ratio 57%).
Grapes from six superior vineyards are picked, using small cases, and then graded and chilled. Each bunch is selected by experienced cellar staff before visiting our “berry spa”, an exclusive air-bubble bunch-washing system that incorporates three soaking
“Bâtonnage”, or lees stirring, is carried out every week to bring the wine to a peak of harmony on the nose and complexity on the palate. Later, the various parcels are blended and the wine is bottled naturally by gravity flow.
Very rich and fruity, with hints of peach, exotic white fruit and light woody nuances
Smooth, velvety and round, with savory aromas and a well balanced freshness
smoked fish appetizers,grilled fish and risotto with mushroom