Chardonnay

CLASSICS

The grapes come from vineyards planted in calcareous clay and gravel soils at an altitude between 250 and 550 meters.

APPELATION

Alto Adige DOC

VINTAGE

2020

Vintage Description

A dry winter and an initially cold month of March were followed by above-average temperatures in spring, favouring early bud break and premature flowering. From mid-May to early June the weather was mostly rainy and wet. During the following ripening stage rainfall was evenly distributed and only a few hot days made for short periods of drought. Throughout the summer the nights were refreshingly cool. Harvest began in early September and until mid-October it was repeatedly interrupted by single days of rain, luckily followed by longer periods of sun. The white wines are crispy and fresh and have an intense olfactory appeal. Finesse and elegance characterise the red wines, which already hint at a great aging potential.

TECHNICAL INFORMATION

  • grapes: Chardonnay
  • yield: 75 hl/Hectare
  • altitude: 250 – 500 m
  • soil: calcareous clay and gravelly soils
  • climate: extreme interplay between sunny days, influenced by the Mediterranean climate, and cool nights, marked by the cold downslope winds from the surrounding mountains

Winemaking

The grapes are harvested by hand in small bins and gently pressed immediately following harvest. Primary fermentation occurs in steel tanks, followed by partial malolactic fermentation. Maturation also takes place in small steel tanks.

Tasting notes

This Chardonnay is greenish yellow in colour

This Chardonnay has delicate fruity aromas and a dry finish. It tastes fresh and lively with hints of pineapple, pear, citrus, vanilla and butter.

 Apart from being an excellent aperitif, this wine works magnificently with warm appetizers and starters as well as with flavourful fish and seafood dishes. Meat lovers will also
appreciate this Chardonnay, it is a perfect accompaniment to strips of turkey with fresh mushrooms.

serving temperature

10-12° C

residual sugar

1.7 g/l

total acidity

6.1 g/l

ABV

13 % 

aging potential

2-4 years

bottle sizes

0.375 l / 0.75 l 

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Selection

Classics