PIEMONTE D.O.C. CHARDONNAY

piemonte_chardonnay

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    Producer: CARLINdePAOLO

    Production zone:  Piedmont Region, Province of Asti

    Climate: Mediterranean, characterized by harsh winters with temperatures reaching -15°C, and hot and humid summers with temperatures reaching 35° C

    Soil: sandy, clayey and calcareous

    Altitude: 180 – 300 meters above sea level

    Training system: traditional Piedmontese guyot with a vine density ranging from 4,000 to 4,500 vine stocks per hectare

    Grape variety: 100% Chardonnay

    Production yield per hectare: 100 quintals

    Average age of the vines: 15-20 years

    Vinification: without the skins at low temperatures (12°C) for 30 days

    Colour: light straw yellow with greenish nuances

    Aroma: ample bouquet with notes of white flowers such as peach trees and fruity notes of apple, banana, pineapple and almonds

    Taste: fresh, lively with a typical bitter aftertaste

    Alcohol:  12%

    Total acidity: <  5.7 gr./l

    Sugar residue:  4 gr./l

    Dry extract: 20 gr./l

    Food matching:  very versatile wine, perfect with white meat, fish and soft cheese

    Serving temperature: around 10° C

    Packaging: 12 bottles per box