CHARDONNAY Trentino DOC
Chardonnay grapes in various clonal selections
Molini and Weizacker plots, located in a hilly area by the Agricultural Institute; 15-20% slope, western exposure. Calcareous matrix, loamy texture, deep, clay 15%, fairly good presence of skeleton, low organic matter content and balanced content of nutrients.
Installation dated 1991-2004, vine density 5.600 plants/hectare, vertical-trellised, cordon and guyot training.
Grapes harvested by hand around mid-september, average yield of 70-80 quintals/hectare (1,5 kg/vine).
Traditional white wine vinification process. Fermentation conducted partly in small oak barrels, partly in steel tanks. Left at length over lees.
Number of bottles produced
Serve at a temperature of 8-10°C
Tasting notes and food pairings
Straw-yellow colour with brilliant golden highlights; warm, well rounded aroma, typical fruity scent reminiscent of apple. Round and full on the palate, very long-lasting and complex.
Ideal with cheese appetizers, pasta dishes and "in-sauce" or grilled fish.