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SAN SIMONE CHARDONNAY WINE


CURIOSITY: international vine originated from Burgundy, is very popular in the world. It features a good degree of alcohol and a relatively high fixed acidity. It is naturally high in extract, concentration of flavour and character.

  • Production zone: alluvial plain in Friuli-Venezia Giulia, west zone of Friuli Grave Doc appellation, municipality of Porcia, locality Rondover.

  • Grape Variety: 100% Cabernet Sauvignon.

  • Vineyards: spur cordon training system, 4.000 plants per hectare, yield 100 qlHa.

  • Harvest period: I week of September.

  • Vinification: crushing, destemming and gentle pressing, white fermentation in stainless steel tanks thermo-controlled (18-20°C), aging in stainless steel vats in contact with the fine lees, bottling done in spring.

  • Alcohol content: 12,5% by vol.

  • Aging potential: to be drunk immediately or to be kept for 1-2 years.

  • Colour: pale straw-yellow colour.

  • Nose: intense but delicate, rich and fruity, it suggests tropical fruits and in particular pineapple and has a slight smell of golden apple, pear, white peach with notes of acacia honey.

  • Palate: fine and discrete flavour with reminiscent of bread crust. The acidity emphasizes the freshness. Clean and persistent aftertaste with mineral nuances.

  • Food pairing: ideal with fish starters, rice dishes and egg dishes. Excellent with soups and risotto with squid and fresh tagliolini with truffle.

  • Serving temperature: ideal at 8-10°C.