Chardonnay

Biele Zôe Cuvée 85 I 15

HISTORY

Introduced in Friuli in the mid-19th century, Chardonnay found a new homeland in this region and in particular in the Colli Orientali. More than a century and a half of adaptation to its fertile land and unique climate has resulted in wines of great quality.

(Costantini Enos, Mattaloni Claudio, Petrussi Carlo, La vite nella storia e nella cultura del Friuli, Forum Edizioni, 2007.)

Grape variety

chardonnay

Type of soil

marl and sandstone flysch of Eocene origin. Locally known as “Ponca”

Exposition

south / south west

Pest control

low environmental impact integrated pest management

Tasting notes

pale lemon colour, on the nose is gentle and mineral, with nice flavours of stone fruits and white flowers. Refreshing and easy drinking Chardonnay with a soft and fruity finish, great sapidity on the palate, that makes you wonder another glass

Temperature service

12°C

Alcohol

13% Vol. c.a.

mid September, carefully harvested in the coolest hours of the day

after a soft press, the must has been decanted for 24 hours at a fixed temperature of 0°C, then we start the fermentation in stainless steel vats for 15 days at 16°-18° controlled temperature

this wine is great when paired with any seafood pastas, perfect with intense and soft fish like the monkfish, or with white meats or vegetables as long as with creamy sauce