Savaia Chardonnay

Savaia Chardonnay

Product description:

Type: white

Qualification: Sicily IGP

Grape Variety: Chardonnay 100%

First Year of production: Vintage 2012

Production Area: West -central Sicily

Soil type: mixed calcium-silica soil

Altitude: from 300 to 350 metre s.l.m

Planting details: contro-spalliera type cultivation with 5290 vines per hectare

Climate: mild winter with fresh spring, summer and autumn very hot and dry

Harvest period: manual when perfectly ripe (occurs last week of August)

The making: very soft pressing wth pneumatic press.

Low temperature fermentation 16-17℃

Refining: 3 months in bottles at controlled temperature

Organoleptic characteristics:

Colour: Pale yellow

Nose: very dedicate scent which recalls citrus fruit and Mediterranean bush

Falvour: cmplex, good body and persistent

Alcoholic content: 12.5%

Numbers of bottles produced: 20000 bottles from 750 ml.

Ideal Service Temperature: 8-10 ℃

Suggested type of glass: wide and transparent, long stalk glass

Accompaniments: particularly indicated with seafood-based courses

Storage method: laying down / horizontal position n a cool place at a constant temperature not exceeding 15 ℃ and non excessive humid enviroment

Ageing potential: beyond 3 years if stored in appropriate cellars