Chardonnay Langhe Elioro - Cordero di Montezemolo
Varietal: 100% Chardonnay Elevation: 220 mt
Soil: Rich, clayey, alkaline soil with eastern exposure.
Dry Extract: gr/l
Appellation: D.O.C.G Barolo Production: 1000 6pk
Alcohol %: 13.5 Acidity: gr/l
Age of the vines: Between 15 to 50 ph:
Age-worthy. Fabulous even after more than 25 years.
Intense yellow – gold; on the nose: citrus, grapefruit, banana, toasted hazelnut, honey and slight note of oak. In the mouth, fat, powerful and fresh with a long, persistent finish.
Aging: Kept in wood for malolactic fermentation on lees for about one month at low temperatures and frequent stirring of lees. Racked and again aged in wood for approximately 9 months. Bottled aging in cellar for 10 months before release.
Winemaking: De-stemmed and pressed. Following static clarification or flotation. Drawn off and fermented at a temperature of 15/16 °C for about one week in stainless steel tanks. Racked to wood where fermentation finishes after about a month.
Food Pairing : Given its substantial structure, this wine pairs particularly well with, seafood antipasti, crustacean first courses, soups (like minestrone or cream of mushroom, potatoes or leeks), salads with chicken.