Castello di Porcia

Wines

Chardonnay

D.O.C. FRIULI

TYPOLOGY: White wine

VINEYARD SIZE: 4,30 hectares

GROWING AREA: Porcía (Pordenone)

SOIL PROFILE: Deep, with loamy-silty-clayey texture; moderately calcareous and sub-alkaline

GRAPE VARIETY: Chardonnay

ASPECT: North-South

AVERAGE AGE OF VINES: 19 years

AVERAGE ALTITUDE: 25 metres asl

SISTEMA DI ALLEVAMENTO: Spurred Cordon

NUMERO DI VITI PER HA: 2.083 vines per hectare

PRODUCTION PER HECTARE: 9.500 kg per hectares

BOTTLES PRODUCED ON AVERAGE: Average 30.000 bottles

VINIFICATION: The grapes are de-stemmed and very gently pressed (max –0,9 atm); the must is given an enzymatic clarification and subsequent racking; alcoholic fermentation is then started by inoculated yeasts at a controlled temperature of 14-16°C; this process yields a wine with a fresh, tangy palate

MATURATION: In steel

BOTTLE AGEING: 2-3 months

APPEARANCE: Pale straw yellow with greenish hints

BOUQUET: Fruity, delicate, nuanced with notes of Golden Delicious and almond

PALATE: Round, plush, subtle

SERVING SUGGESTIONS: Ideal as an aperitif, with meat-free antipastos, soups, fish and eggs. In particular with: porcini mushrooms in the best recipes, from risotto to soup and soufflé

Note (Technical values for last harverst):
Alcohol: 12,50%
Total acidity: 5,50 g/l
Ph:

3,40


Dry extract: 22,30 g/l
Total SO2: 92 mg/l (legal maximum: 200 mg/l)

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