The Chardonnay of Attems appears in the glass in a bright straw yellow and gradually develops the wonderful bouquet of this white wine: first a fruity scent of banana and apricot and later a light note of exotic fruits, as well as a scent of yellow flowers. Sage notes complete the aroma variety of this wine from Italy.
The taste is lively and balanced, full-bodied and elegant. In the finish, the wine is harmonious and very fresh.
Vinification for the Chardonnay of Attems
The vines for this wine grow in vineyards, which are located in the middle of the plains and hills of the province of Gorizia. A high light intensity contributes to the grapes being able to ripen optimally.
Winters are usually severe and summers mild in this area near the Adriatic Sea.
After selective harvesting, the grapes are gently pressed and fermented under temperature control at 15-18°C for 15 days in stainless steel tanks. It is then stored for 4 months in a stainless steel tank on the fine yeast, 20% matures for 2 months in new and used barriques and the wine matures for another month on the bottle.
Food recommendation for the Chardonnay of Attems
Enjoy this dry white wine with fish with sauces, light meat or pasta.
Awards for the Chardonnay of Attems (born 2014)
Bibenda: 2 grapes
Wine Spectator: 90 points
|Region:||Friaul-Julisch Venetien (IT)|
|Sub region:||Collio Goriziano /Collio DOC (IT)|
|Occasion & Theme:||balcony/patio , typical national evening , Cooking with Friends , Romantic Dinner|
|Ageing in:||stainless steel tank , small barrel|
|Quality Classification & Rating:||IGT Indicazione Geografica Tipica|
|Soil:||close to the river , sandstone , clay , marl|
|Maturation:||stainless steel tank , Barrique 225 l , bottle-aged|
|Aromas & Palate Notes:||stone fruits , tropical fruits , floral|
|Optimal serving temperature in °C:||8 - 10|
|Food Pairing:||Light dishes , Helle und deftige Speisen|
|Flaschendesign & Ausstattung:||Burgunderflasche , klassisch|
|Flaschengröße in l:||0,75|
|Alcohol % ABV:||13,0|
|Allergens & Misc. Ingredients:||contains sulfites and sulfur dioxide|
|Inverkehrbringer:||Conti Attems Soc.Agr. srl s.u. - Via Quileia 30 - 34070 Capriva del Friuli - Italien|