Lake Garda white wine - Garda DOC Chardonnay

This lake Garda white wine is obtained from the flower must of selected Chardonnay grapes. Cultivated on a clayish soil, in modern vineyards, the grapes evolve in a well structured wine, with nice and elegant aromas and a bright yellow colour.
It is bottled, after a few months in stainless steel tanks, thus keeping the freshness and the typical fruity and floral aromas.

Technical Sheet

Grapes: Chardonnay 100%.
Alcohol content: 13%vol.
Vineyards: in Olfino di Monzambano, 8km south Garda Lake and 1km from the river Mincio. They are located at an altitude of 85m in a little plane called “Balsemà”, wich goes from the river to the morainic hills. The soil is very variegated, calcareous and clayish with sandy spots. The vines are trained with the spurred cordon.
Production: 90 q/ha. Harvest: manual
Fermentation: the flower must is kept in stainless steel tanks at controlled temperature (17°C).
Colour: bright and light yellow. Aromas: intense and typical of the variety. Hints of flowers and fruits (apple “golden”, ananas...).
Flavour: dry, fresh, elegant. Good structure and balance.
Food pairings: aperitives, appetizers, cheese, light first dishes and fish.
Best served at: 10-12°C.

(Castellaro - the heart-shaped lake)