Collio Chardonnay

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Grape variety:
Chardonnay; small-medium cluster with round, yellow, almost golden berries; simple, slightly aromatic flavor.

Name:
Collio Chardonnay.

Vine training system:
Guyot-simple Cappuccina, good planting intensity, short pruning, 5-10 buds.

Harvest period:
The first period of maturation, the first ten days of September.

Vinification:
The de-stemmed grapes are macerated at a low temperature for a long time inside cooled pneumatic presses so as to extract from the skin the antioxidant substances which are beneficial to the human body; the must ferments at a controlled temperature and is then drawn into large barrels.

Refinement:
It rests for 6-7 months on its own yeasts in large, oval-shaped oak barrels of different essences.

Color:
Crystalline, deep golden yellow like sunflower petals.

Aroma:
Intense, very agreeable and refined aroma of apples and fresh bread.

Taste:
Of wildflower honey and ripe peaches, well-structured, full and enveloping.

Serve with:
An excellent aperitif, it also goes well with fish and meat antipasti, raw prosciutto ham, culatello, soup and risotto dishes with fish and vegetables, herb omelets.

Serving temperature:
Store the bottle in a cool, dark place with a fixed temperature; serve at 8-10° during the summer and when the weather is good, and at 11-13° in the winter; serve in a long-stemmed glass which is shaped like a big tulip.

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