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.

Tasting Notes:  
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.

Tasting Notes