White Wine - Orvieto Classico Superiore DOC
Variety of grapes
Grechetto, Chardonnay, Procanico (Trebbiano Toscano)
Plant spacing: 3.00 x 1.00 m
Training system: guyot
Year planted: 2002
Mainly volcanic, sedimentary, clayish
Altitude: 300 m
Hand-picked, from the middle to the end of September
Grapes: 70-80 q/ha – Wine: 55-60 hl/ha
Light pressing of grapes, contact with the skins for 12-18 hours at a controlled temperature. Separation of the must and cold decanting for cleaning. Alcoholic fermentation at a maximum temperature of 16° C. in stainless steel tanks, using varietal and aromatic yeasts.
2 months in French sessile oak casks (only the Chardonnay, followed by the blending of the grapes)
6-8 months in bottles
A brilliant straw yellow color with flecks of gold. In the mouth, it is ample and fine; the bouquet is rich with notes of fresh fruit and acacia flowers, with hints of sweet wood. The taste is dry but soft, complex and elegant, with notes of ripe fruit and spices.
Ideal with vegetable soups, grilled vegetables, white meats, grilled fish, fried food and cheeses. To be served at 12°C.