Grape variety: Chardonnay 100%
Growing area: Right bank of Isonzo river – San Lorenzo
Soil type: Calcareous, gravel soils on a broad alluvial shelf 60 metres above sea level
Average age of vines: 10 years
Training system: Guyot 5.200 – 5.600 vines/ha
Production: 55 – 60 hl/ha
Bottles produced: 30.000 (average)
Vinification: Fermentation takes place in stainless steel tanks at a temperature of 20-22°C. Maturation on the fine lees in the same fermentation containers continues for 8 months with frequent bâtonnage. After bottling the wine is cellared for a brief period before release.
Ageing potential: 4 – 6 years
Serving temperature: 11° C
Food Pairing: Lasagne with artichokes
It’s a grape variety capable to adapt to very different environments, always keeping a quality profile that fits the producer’s intentions.
Fermentation in stainless steel tanks enhance the purity of the variety and the following malolactic fermentation, gives to the wine more creaminess.