• Bianco d'Altarocca Chardonnay

Bianco d'Altarocca Chardonnay

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  • - Brand: Altarocca
  • - Product Code: Chardonnay Umbria IGT
  • - Reward Points: 23
  • - Availability: 87
23,90€
Ex Tax: 19,59€
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Variety of grapes

Chardonnay

Vineyard

Plant spacing: 3,00 x 1,00 m

Growing system: spurred cordon

Average age of vines: 12 years

Soil

Mainly volcanic, sedimentary, clayish

Altitude 300 m

Harvest

Manual picking, from the beginning to mid September.

Yield

Grapes: 60 q/ha – Wine: 45 hl/ha

Vinification

Picking of the grapes very early in the morning, maceration in contact with the grape skins at a controlled temperature of 3°C for a few hours. Light pressing without any rotation of the press, separation of 50% of the must and 48 hours cold decanting for cleaning. The alcoholic fermentation starts in stainless steel containers and then continues in brand new oak casks up to the end.

Maturing

6-7 months in french sessile oak casks.

8-10 months in bottles.

Organoleptic features

Colour bright straw yellow with luminous gold reflexes.

Full and deep scent with notes of spices and a smell of sweet wood.

Smooth and persistent in the mouth, sapid and mineral to the right point. Balanced and harmonic, with notes of ripe tropical fruits.

Producer’s recommendations

Best coupling with white meats, grilled fish and shellfish, fried food, cheese and truffle.

To be served at 12-14°C.

Technical Specifications
vintage 2015

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