“Due Rue” PIEMONTE CHARDONNAY D.O.C.

dd Douja d’Or Prizes 2011-2012                              

DUE RUE

VINEYARD

  • Grape Variety: 100% Chardonnay
  • Age: Over 20 years, plus new planting (4 years old)
  • Location: Coazzolo (AT), 300m a.s.l.
  • Exposition: West
  • Soil: Calcareous – sandy
  • Raising System: Guyot
  • Yield: 90-100 q/ha
  • Management: Low environmental impact. Vegetative-productive equilibrium of the plants. No herbicides.

VINTAGE

  • Period: End of august
  • Harvest: By hand

VINIFICATION

  • Cryomaceration for about 24h at less than 10°C in a stainless steel termoconditioned tank
  • Controlled fermentation at about 16-17°C for 20-30 days,
  • Maturation on the fine lees for 4-5 months with bâtonnage
  • Ageing 2-3 months in bottle before release
  • Racking with use of gravity and inert gas

ORGANOLEPTIC PROFILE & ANALYTICAL DATA

  • Colour: Intense straw yellow with golden highlights
  • The nose presents nice notes of citrus and tropical fruit
  • Dry in the mouth, with a rich freshness and sapidity
  • ABV: 12,5 – 13,5 % vol.
  • Total Acidity: 6-6,5 gr/lt
  • Residual Sugar: 0 gr /lt
  • Bottles Produced: 3000
  • Food Matches: Various appetizers, seafood and white meat dishes; perfect as an aperitif
  • Serving Temperature: 10-12° C
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