Denomination: I.G.T (regional geographical indication)
Type of soil: volcanic soil and tufaceous clay
Vine Training System: guyot
Alcohol content: 13.0%
Origin of the grape variety: Grape variety native of the Burgundy region, from where it gradually spread throughout the world. Its name comes from Chardonnay, the homonymous town of Mâconnais in Burgundy. It prefers hot-temperate climates, calcareous and clay soil, better if hilly.
Exclusive Vine-growing Practices: Very precocious variety, thus sensitive to the spring frost. It can also withstand higher yields. The grapes’ exposure to the sun results in more well-bodied and complex wines.
Exclusive Oenological Practices: Alcoholic fermentation is carried out at a low temperature, with clean musts. Use of selected yeasts, specific for Chardonnay. The MLF is completely carried out.
Back label: “Aristocratic wine with significant structure and elegance. Only Chardonnay is able to guarantee these balances”.
Olfactory images: Walnut, hazelnut, almond, chestnuts, green apple, banana.
Serving suggestions: Cold cuts, pasta with vegetable or meat sauces. Frittatas, goat cheese.
Serve at: 8-10°C.