The most important white varietal of the world and one of the historical varieties in our vineyard. We search its purest and real expression: neither flabby nor sugary, but is charismatic and proud of its Nordic origins.
Our queen of reinvention: no matter to be our still or sparkling wine, never looses its timeless elegance, sensual finesse and well-defined structure.
Average vineyard age: 50 years
Number of vines per hectare: 3.000
Training method: double guyot
Average yield: 70 quintals/ha
Harvesting period: middle of September
WINEMAKING AND AGING
The grapes are destemmed carefully and are crushed gently. A portion of must was fermented in stainless steel vats at controlled temperature of 18-20°C and a portion was in barrique with indigenous yeasts. A long sur lie aging process with integral lees and weekly bâtonnage till bottling.
Color: Straw yellow color with green tinges.
Nose: Intense aroma with toasted notes; fragrant and fruity with hints of green apple and tropical fruits.
Palate: Full-bodied, fresh, savory note, mineral and balanced with persistent finish.
Remarkable with white meats; fish dishes such as shellfish; mature cheese.
Serving temperature: 12°C / 54°F about
Alcohol (% vol.): 13,0 %
Total acidity (g/l): 6,00