Designation: Colli Euganei Bianco 2018 Bio
Grape variety: 30% Sauvignon blanc, 40% Garganega, 10% Muscat blanc, 20% Chardonnay
Prodution area: Cortelà, Vo’ Euganeo, Padua (ITALY)
Vineyard exposure and altimetry: south and south-east, 100-150 m above sea level
Wine training system: Guyot
Number of plants per hectare: 3000
Age of vines: 20 to 40 years
Yield per hectare: 6 000 kg per hectare
Harvest: grapes are hand-picked and selected
Harvest time: first half of September (Chardonnay, Muscat blanc and Sauvignon blanc), first week of October (Garganega)
Wine making: depending on the variety, the grapes are collected and processed
separately. Grapes are destemmed and pressed gently. At this point the must is allowed
to settle without using any enzymes and then fermented in steel tanks at a controlled
temperature of 15-16°C. Next follow racking and aging with yeasts for 5 up to 6 months.
The wine is blended one month before bottling.
Organoleptic properties: straw-yellow colour with green glints, elegant and clean
aroma, floral notes of acacia flowers and rose petals on the nose, fruity hints of pineapple,
banana and white peach, aromas of tomato leaf and aromatic herbs. In mouth fresh, fullbodied
and soft. A well-balanced wine with long and persistent finish.
Food pairing: ideal as an aperitif, it matches with starters, pasta and rice dishes, but also
with fish and white meat.
Serving temperature: it is best served at 10-12°C.
Alcholic content: 13,5% vol.
Glucose and Fructose: 2,0 g per litre
Total Acidity: 5.5 g per litre
Volatile Acidity: 0.26 g per litre
Total Sulphur Dioxide: 99 mg per litre