Pinot Nero vinified white / DOC Oltrepò Pavese
ORIGIN: Oltrepò Pavese
VINE VARIETY: Pinot Noir fermented without the skins
SOIL: Clayey, smily with calcareous marl and gypsum located around the 45° parallel north.
GRAPE CULTIVATION: Guyot-trained
HARVESTING: By hand.
VINIFICATION: Grape soft pressing with pneumatic press. Fermentation with cultured yeasts at 16°C
REFINING: In stainless steel vats, followed by a second natural fermentation in pressurized vats at 16°C temperature with cultured yeasts. During ageing the wine undergoes several analytical controls to assure its integrity.
BOTTLING: Cold sterile
ALCOHOL CONTENT: 11.5%vol
COLOUR: Straw-yellow with greenish tinges.
NOSE: Intense, with scents of white flowers and s slight note of citrus fruit that evolves into apple.
PALATE: Dry, fresh and lean. It has a pleasant acidulous hint which make it fresh and easy drinking.
INTERNATIONAL PAIRINGS: Urta (Spain) – Sashimi (Japan)
SERVING TEMPERATURE: 10 – 12°C
CURIOSITY: The name means small pinecone, indicating the typical characteristic of the vine that produces small bunches of grapes.