LANGHE DOC CHARDONNAY 2015
Growing locations: Diano d’Alba, Grinzane Cavour, Monforte d’Alba, Novello and Verduno.
Soil: mainly clayey-calcareous-sandy.
Vine training: Casarsa
Picking: 100% by hand
Harvest time: 10-15 September
Maximum yield in grapes: 10 tons/ha
Maximum yield in wine: 70%
Vinification: pressing of the crushed, de-stemmed grapes in a pneumatic press; fermentation in steel with selected yeasts at a low temperature (16-18 °C).
Malolactic fermentation: not envisaged.
Aging: at least 2 months sur lie with weekly bâtonnage.
Alcohol (minimum): 10.5% vol.
Total acidity (minimum): 4.5 g/L
Net dry extract (minimum): 14 g/L
Serving temperature: 8-10°C
Storage: a ready-drinking wine; aging not recommended. Keep in cool, dark and dry surroundings at a constant temperature.
Food/wine pairings: goes well with all starters in general, and is especially good with fish.