ARALDICA PIEMONTE CORTESE, ITALY

£9.75

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Description

An excellent entry-level Italian white from the Monferrato hills made from Cortese, the Gavi grape. A quintessential northern Italian dry white produced in an easy-drinking, fresh style.

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
A great value, zesty dry white. Fresh, primary fruit aromas of green apples, grapefruit and ripe citrus fruit on the nose with lightly honeyed, lemony notes on the palate. The finish is fresh and crisp with citrus flavours, a hint of almond and mineral touches.
FOOD MATCHING
Grilled white meat, salads, white fish and shellfish or simply alone as an aperitif.
TECHNICAL DESCRIPTION
Blend: 100% Cortese
ABV: 12.5%
Closure: Screw cap
Colour: White
Style: Still wine
Suitable for Vegetarians: Yes
Suitable for Vegans: Yes
Organic: Sustainable
Biodynamic: No

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