Chardonnay

Organoleptic characteristics

Colour: Straw yellow with lime green reflections
Bouquet: exotic fruit
Flavour: good acidity ad aromas

Training

Production Area: Corleone,Monreale
Vineyards in Ha: 10
Exposition: North/South
Altitude:700 metres above sea level
Soil Type:Clayey,moderate, limestone content
Vineyards age: 6 years
Planting density for hectare: 5000 plantes
Training system: Guyot
Ql. Grapes/ha: 100 about
Yield for hectare: 70% about
Harvest period: August/Septmber
Climate: humid

Vinification

Soft pressing
Fermentation equipment: Steel fermenters
Duration of fermentation in days: 15
Fermentation temperature in C°: 16-18
Malolactic fermentation: no

Laboratory analysis

Sugar content at harvest time: 18-21° babo
Total Acidity of the must at harvest time: 6-7 about
Alcohol content: 11,50-12,50 % Vol
Ph: 3.40

Refinement

Bottle ageing: 30 days

Packaging

Glass bottles: 0,75l
N° of bottles in box: 6

Serving suggestions

All types of fish,especially shellfish and smoked

Serving temperature: 10-12°C