PINOT GRIGIO(1)

A white wine made from Chardonnay grapes.
Production area:

Vineyards situated on the hills, exposed to cool breezes and strong temperature cluctuations; low and selected yield.
Altitude:

About 120 m. a.s.1.
Type of soil:

Fertile soil of a clay/limestone composition.
Training system:

Cuyot-spurred cordon.
Plants per-hectare:

3000
Harvest period:

Mid September.
Wine Production method:

Soft pressing, followed by a decanting and standing; selected yeasts are then added, followed by fermentation at 18°C. There is a further decanting after five days, before the wine is put into heat controlled stainless steel tanks at 8° C until bottling.
Refining:

30 days in bottles.
Characteristics:

A lovely intense yellow straw colour with golden-green tints. A fruity bouquet with hints of apple and banana, pineapple and honey. A full flavour, with a decisive body, complemented by those aromatic hints. A persistent wine with lasting sensations.
Best served with:

Different types of soup, rice, white meat and fresh cheese. Asolani cuisine: Asparagus tagliatelle.
Serving temperature:

10° C
Technical details:

Alcohol: 12,5 °,.”. Acidity: 5,8 g/lt Net extract: 20 g/lt Sugar: 3 g/lt