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CHARDONNAY

Category: Chardonnay DOC Friuli Isonzo

Grapes: 100% chardonnay
Vineyard name: Borgo Villanova - Bellina
Soils: Medium-textured alluvial
Orientation: East–West
Elevation: 49 metres
Training system: Guyot 2.40 X 1.00 m

Harvest: 24-30 August 2011
Production in bottles: 15,000

Vinification:
The grapes are gently pressed, and the must is cold-settled, then given a controlled-temperature fermentation. The wine rests on the lees 4 months.

Sensory profile:
A superbly-structured, well-balanced wine with an elegant nose hinting of yellow apple and broom blossoms. Given time, it develops a most appealing bouquet redolent of
mugwort.

Serving suggestions:
The perfect aperitif wine, but delicious too with an array of light antipasti, soups, egg- and fish-based dishes. Enjoy at 10°C.

Technical data:
Alcohol: 13.4% – Total acidity: 4.6g/l