Name of Wine

Cecilia – Elba Ansonica DOC

Producer: Cecilia
Wine: Elba Ansonica DOC
Grape Variety: 85% Ansonica, 15% Chardonnay
Production Zone: Elba Island (Isola d’Elba)
Altitude: 100 feet above sea level
Surface Area/Yield: 2.2 acres, 3.2 tons/acre
Exposure: Southwest
Soil: Clay and sand
Vinification & Aging: At the arrival in the winery, the grapes are kept in a cold temperature hall. Afterwards, the wine is pressed for the enzyme extract. After the separation of the must from the skin, the alcoholic fermentation starts at a cool temperature of 64° F for 15 days. The wine is then racked in the stainless steel tanks for oxygenation. After that the wine remains in the tanks for 6 months. Before bottling, it goes through clarification and filtering. Once bottled, the wine ages for 6 additional months prior to release. Note: no malolactic fermentation.
Production: 750 cases
Alcohol: 13%
Description: Bright straw color with some green highlights. Full fragrance of flowers and herbs, with lush notes of apple and pineapple fruit on the palate.
Food Pairing: Shellfish with light sauces, raw fish and fish baked in the oven and in foil. Good match with white and delicate meats
ANSONICA cecilia