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Piemonte Chardonnay DOC “Silviandre”

Denomination: Piedmont Chardonnay DOC
Varietal: Chardonnay
Altitude: 250 – 400 mt above sea level
Terroir: calcareous – marne
Age of vineyards: 35 – 40 years
Training system: Guyot
Density: 5000 plants per hectare
Production per hectare: 70 quintals
Grape to wine yield: 65%
Alcoholic fermentation: stainless steel at 12-13° C
Malolactic fermentation: None
Maturation: stainless steel on the lees for four months
and then two months in the bottle.
Color: Intense pale yellow with greenish reflections, very
Bouquet: Inevitable pleasure from the intensity of this wine. Fruity and floral at the beginning, pineapple and white flowers, apple and a bit of acacia.

After a few minutes the aroma evolves into notes of crusty bread and honey, which come from the maturation on the lees.
Flavour: Soft and fresh in the mouth. Pleasingly persistent which allows us to appreciate the bouquet.
Alcohol content: 13% vol.
Total acidity: 6,20 g/l
pH: 3,45
Dry extract: 21 g/l
Serving temperature: 10-12°C
Pairings: Excellent as an aperitif or with light appetizers.
During a meal it pairs well with white meats like pheasant, and is perfect with fish dishes such as first courses with crustaceans or main dishes like Mediterranean Sea
Winemaker: Riccardo Cotarella

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