Chardonnay 2016

APPELLATION
Chardonnay Doc Friuli

VIGNIFICATION
The grapes are lightly pressed, the must obtained is cleaned by gravity over one night and then starts the fermentation at a controlled temperature (18-20°C). Follows a long period aging in stainless steel tank.
Harvest: hand picking in small boxes.
Grapes conditions: perfectly mature at the picking time.
Picking Time: last week of August.
Grapes: this 100% Chardonnay is a blend of different clones of Chardonnay. Clones:130, 123, 76, 96. The blend of different clones allows to get a more complex wine.

TECHNICAL NOTES
Color: intense straw yellow.
Nose: warm and floral, cardoon, bread crust, buttery.
Taste: mature, lightly citrusy, ananas e banana. Sapid but large, delicate vanilla hints and butter.

PAIRING
Great white wine that can be paired with anything. Ideal with fish pasta, tuna tataki. Goes well also with poultry any style.

TECHNICAL DATA

Vineyard surface: Ha 2,2
Pruning:Double guyot
Yield per hectare:17000 pounds
Row sizes:2,70 mt. per 1,1 mt.
Year of planting:1991
Acidity:5,30 gr./Lt.
Sugar residual:0,3 gr./Lt.
Dry extract:20,40 gr./Lt.
Total sulfites:77 mg/Lt.
Free sulfites:28 mg/Lt.
Vol.:12,40 %

SOIL

Clay. Vineyard planted in a flat land, orientation north – south and sun exposure east-west.