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Orvieto Classico Doc

Orvieto Classico DOC

Pairings: appetizers and important first course
Service temperature: 10°C
Colour: straw yellow
Pafrume: intense and fragrant, with hints of ripe white pulp fruit

Vines used: Grechetto and Trebbiano 80%, Chardonnay 20%
Vineyards location area: Località Montecavallo, Le Velette
Altitude: 350 mt s.l.m.
Soil type: volcanic rich in skeleton, with deep clay and with various pebbles
Orientation and exposure of the vines: south -west
Breeding system: Guyot
Logs per Hectar: 5500
Grape yield: 80
Harvest period: Chardonnay end of August, Grechetto half September, Trebbiano last decade of September

Vinification white wine: vinification with static cold decanting of the must and subsequent fermentation at 16 ° for about 10 days. The wine with the first racking undergoes the assembly of the varieties then the stop on its fine lees, then the blend and aging until the preparation of bottling. No malolactic.
Pressing: soft, with subdivision of the must from the other presses
Aging: exclusively in steel on its lees until bottling
Bottle aging: 6 months
Average life of wine: not less than 2 years

Yield of grapers into wine %: 60
Total acidity (gr/lt): 5,50 Ph: 3,30
Alcohol: 12,50% vol.