Masut da Rive – Chardonnay DOC

Producer: Masut da Rive
Wine: Chardonnay DOC
Grape Variety: 100% Chardonnay
Production Zone: Isonzo del Friuli
Altitude: 250 feet above sea level
Surface Area/Yield: 5 acres, 2.5 tons per acre
Exposure: Southeast
Soil: Chalky with gravel and clay.
Vinification & Aging: The grapes were whole cluster pressed and the juice was settled and racked off the lees into stainless steel tanks for the initial fermentation. After 3 days the must was transferred into stainless steel for further alcoholic fermentation and aged for 8 months. A light filtration was followed by bottling and an additional 3 months bottle aging prior to release.
Production: 335 cases
Alcohol: 13%
Description: Straw yellow in color. Aromas of dried fruits and flowers and vanilla with a beautifully textured, silky finish.
Food Pairing: White meats, grilled fish and pasta.
Chardonnay DOC