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White Wine Chardonnay

Wines > Sicilian Wine > Planeta Cellar

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Chardonnay White Wine

Type of Wine

 

Indicazione Geografica Tipica Sicilia

Production Area

 

Sambuca di Sicilia e Menfi

Type of grape

 

100% Chardonnay

Plantation density

 

3800/4500 plants per hectare

Vineyard Age

 

20 years old

Soil Type

 

Medium mixture, slightly calcareous

Yeld per Hectare

 

7.5 tons per Ha

Vineyards Training system

 

Vertical trellis; bilateral Guyot and spur pruned cordon

Vineyard Altitude

 

100/250 mt / about 300/800 feet

 

Vinification refinement

The grapes are crushed and destemmed; the juice is clarified through settling cold overnight and then inoculated with selected pure yeast. The fermentation and ageing is carried out in 225-litre French oak barrels, 50% new and 50% one year old. Malolactic fermentation in barrels for 15% of the total.

Organoleptic characteristics

Colour

 

Golden yellow with lively green glints

Scent

 

Rich and intense. Aromas of peach, golden apple, white figs, vanilla cream, meringue. Hints of hazelnut and Zagara Honey. The wood is shy but well balanced

Palate

 

Soft, round, energetic, full. His balance is characterized by a fine acidity, the fresh flavour and substantial extract

     
     

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