Classification: V.Q.P.R.D. Controguerra Bianco Doc Costalupo.
Origin: The vineyards are located in the municipality of Controguerra, approximately 270 metres a.s.l.
Composition of subsoil: Rather loose soil with small amounts of clay.
Grape: 70% Trebbiano d'Abruzzo, 15% Passerina, 15% Chardonnay.
Characteristics of plant equipment: Vineyards are trained partly with a pergola trellis system with 1,100 stocks per hectare and partly with a row planting system, with 2,200 stocks per hectare. The rows are partly north-east and partly south-west oriented.
Times of harvest and wine-making: The Costalupo grapes are harvested after a scrupulous selection, during the last decade of September, except for the Chardonnay grapes that are harvested earlier, generally in late August, early September. Grapes are stemmed and crushed in a very delicate way. The must obtained is left inside stainless steel tanks that are heat-conditioned, for fermentation so that the temperature can be controlled and kept between 18 and 20°C.
Colour: straw yellow with greenish highlights.
Nose: fruity, flower-like, white flowers, delicate.
Flavour: dry, fresh, naturally persistent with a profile of distinction and elegance.
Serving: It is best served with fish dishes, seafood salads, starters and soups.
Alcohol 12.50 % vol.
Total Acidity 6.00 g/l