The vineyard “Crevada” in the Astoria farm.
Vineyards: with a north-south orientation, with about 5,000 vine-stocks per hectare. 8-year old vine-stocks.
Average production: about 1.5 kg per vine-stock equalling 700/800 kg per hectare.
Grape variety: Chardonnay, Incrocio Manzoni 6.0.13, Sauvignon.
Growing technique: Gujot.
The grapes are manually picked, selected and collected in small baskets in September. The soft pressing and static decantation of the must follow. The primary fermentation takes place at 20/22°C with select yeasts, in French Allier oak barrels, medium toasting, 1/3 of them new and 2/3 of them second use: it lasts about 20/25 days and is followed by a complete malolactic fermentation. The wine matures in wood until late spring and is then moved into steel tanks, where it is kept for about 1-2 months before bottling. It rests one year in the bottle.
Colour: golden yellow and brilliant.
Bouquet: complex, of ripe fruit with vanilla notes.
Taste: dry, full, with excellent structure.
Alcohol content, % vol. 13.00 – 14.00
Sugars, g/l 4.00 – 5.00
Total acidity, g/l 5.00 – 6.00
10 - 12°C Open the bottle when serving it.
Keep in a dry and cool place, away from light and heat sources.
AS INDICATED IN THE WINE LIST
“CREVADA” – Colli di Conegliano D.O.C.G. – Astoria