Fantini Chardonnay Terre di Chieti IGT

100% Chardonnay from vineyards near Ortona,
covering 30 hectares (74 acres). Lively straw yellow, the nose is intense and quite persistent, fruity, with notes of tropical fruit and peaches. On the palate, good balance, body, intensity and persistence.

 

TYPE
White
GRAPES
100% Chardonnay
AGE OF VINES
Fresh and fragrant, best in its first 2-3 years
TOTAL PRODUCTION
360,000 bottles per year
WINEMAKER
Filippo Baccalaro
VINEYARD CHARACTERISTICS
Vineyards near Ortona.
VINIFICATION AND AGING
Soft pressing and destalking, static clarification, fermentation of the clean must for 20 days, at a controlled temperature of 12° C (53.6° F).No wood, to maintain its original freshness and fragrance
TASTING NOTES
Lively straw yellow in color, shows intense, fruity bouquet recalling tropical fruit and yellow apples, quite persistent, structured and well balanced; good flavor intensity, excellent versatility and easy to drink.
SERVING SUGGESTIONS
Best served at 12-14° C (53.6-57.2° F) as aperitif or to match light first courses, delicate white meat and young cheese; ideal with fish.
ANALYSIS DATA
Alc. 13% by vol., 6.5 grams/liter total acidity, 0 g/l residual sugar, 24 g/l dry extract, 3.40 pH
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