Le Terre del Gattopardo
Gattopardo 2009 MERRIGIO (Chardonnay-Viognier) IGT
Wine Type:
White
Region/Country:
Sicily, Italy
Vintage:
2010
Suggested Retail Price:
$16.99
Food Pairing:
The fruity taste and bouquet encourage dedication to life's pleasures, like in the relaxing moments of the early afternoon. Color: Straw yellow with greenish tones Nose: It conveys the refinement of exotic fruit with notes of peach, pineapple and broom Taste: A fresh, fruity and harmonious palate Pairing: Perfect with appetizers and fish dishes.
Varieties:
Chardonnay 80%, Viognier 20%
Wine Making:
Grapes harvest happens after reaching the maturation in the vineyard. Pressing and maceration of peels with the must at 4-6 °C temperature in order to favor the aromas extraction. Secondary press with pneumatic presses until the 60% product extracts. Fermentation at 15°C temperature, with the addition of selected yeasts and refinement in steel for 3-4 months. Aged in bottle for 1-2 months for refinement.
Producer Website:
www.leterredelgattopardo.com
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