Mesamì

CHARDONNAY

IGP – Sicilian Lands

75 cl | 37,5 cl

ORGANOLEPTIC CHARACTERISTICS

Colour: Yellow with green shades
Bouquet: Floral and fruit with a note of Exotic fruit, in particular banana, papaya and mature pinapple
Flavour: Fresh, harmonic and slightly sour and persistant

TRAINING

Production area: Western Sicily
Vineyards in Ha: 14
Altitude: 400-600 metres above sea level

Soil type: Sandy soil – alkaline reaction from the limestone

Vineyards age: 20 years

Planting density: 4000-5000 plants for hectare

Training system: Mainly espalier method with cordon spur pruning

ql. Grapes/ha: 80

Yield for hectare: about 60%

Harvest period: End of August

VINIFICATION

Pressing: Soft
Fermentation equipment: Steel at controlled temperature
Duration of fermentation in days: 15
Fermentation temperature in °C: 16
Malolactic fermentation: No

LABORATORY ANALYSIS

 

Sugar content at harvest time: 18°-20° babo
Alcohol content: 13-13,5 °C


REFINEMENT

Refinement: 3 months
Bottle ageing: 2 months

SERVING SUGGESTIONS

With all kind of dishs; starters, white meats, light pasta dishes, excellent with fish and shellfish

SERVING TEMPERATURE

12 °C
Suggested Galss: Goblet

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