Classification: DOP LEVERANO BIANCO (white wine).
Production Area: Leverano (Le)
Grape Varieties: 80% Malvasia Bianca, 20% Chardonnay.
Alcohol content: 12,00% vol.
Soil: alluvial origin soil, mixed (sand, silt and clay), with calcareous zones.
Yield: 1 ton of grapes per ha
Training method: Cordon Spur
Density: 4500-5000 plants per ha
Vinification: after the harvest, very early in the morning, white grapes are de-stemmed and pressed very softly. The must temperature goes down at 10°C, in order to have a decanting. Yeast are added after and the fermentation starts at a controlled temperature of around 16°C.
Ageing: to drink young
Color: straw yellow with greenish highlights
Bouquet: delicate, tangy with hints of green apple
Taste: dry, refreshing, tangy and nicely lingering
Serving Temperature: 8-10°C
Pairing: raw seafood, shellfish and both grilled and stewed fish courses