ARALDICA CHARDONNAY CORTESE, ITALY

£9.95

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Description

A very classy example of cool-climate Italian Chardonnay from the Monferatto hills in eastern Piemonte.

VITICULTURE
Cultivated in the Monferatto hills in the south of the province of Asti, Piemonte on southwest facing vineyards at altitudes between 250 and 400m. The soils here are a rich combination of limestone and clay.
WINEMAKING
Piemonte low Guyot trellis system is used for vines. 100% tank fermented under temperature control with 3 months on the lees.
OAK TREATMENT
None.
TASTING NOTE
This shows fresh citrus fruit on the nose with lightly herbal notes. On the palate it has crunchy Bramley apple characters, stone fruit, minerality in the background, a lemony finish and crisp acidity.
FOOD MATCHING
Great served as an aperitif, or with seafood or caesar salad.
TECHNICAL DESCRIPTION
Blend: 100% Chardonnay
ABV: 12.5%
Closure: Cork
Colour: White
Style: Still wine
Suitable for Vegetarians: Yes
Suitable for Vegans: Yes
Organic: Sustainable
Biodynamic: No

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