I VINI DI VERONELLI 2011
ASSOCIAZIONE ITALIANA SOMMELIER (A.I.S.)
ANNUARIO DEI MIGLIORI
VINI ITALIANI 2010
Garda Chardonnay DOC
Grapes: Chardonnay 100%
Growing area: Vineyards are located in the villages of Colognola ai Colli, Soave and Cazzano di Tramingna, at elevations of 300 – 500 meters, medium-gravelly clay soil.
Rearing system: Guyot and pergola soavese. Grapes thinning and, in the drought-stricken areas, irrigation is practiced during the summer.
Harvest time: Beginning of September, after careful check of grapes ripening. Minimum alcohol degree at harvest
Wine making and fining: Crio-maceration for 12 hours at 4-5°C in the press, pressing the day after, static decanting of the must, addition of selected yeasts, fermentation at 16°C to preserve the fragrance. Ripening on yeasts for 5 months, in stainless steel.
Colour: straw yellow
Bouquet: intense fruity aroma of ripe white fruits.
Palate: in the mouth a pleasant relation salty-acid gives elegance and persistence to the roundness of the product. Thank to its fine taste it is one of the most interesting local Chardonnay.
Gastronomic accompaniments: Ideal as appetiser, with entrees, white meats, fish dishes and vegetables.
Drinking temperature: 10-12 °C
Alcohol content: 12,5%
Bottle capacity: 750 ml