Masut da Rive – Chardonnay Maurus DOC

Producer: Masut da Rive
Wine: Chardonnay Maurus DOC
Grape Variety: 100% Chardonnay
Production Zone: Isonzo del Friuli
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Vinification & Aging: The grapes are whole-cluster pressed and allowed to settle at 10 / 12 °C
The alcoholic fermentation begins in stainless steel tanks and continues in new 300 l. oak barrels. The wine ages on the lees for 8/12 months with frequent bâtonnages, and is then bottled and released on the market.
Production: 500 cases
Alcohol: 13.5% by col.
Description: Colour: Straw yellow with golden highlights.
Bouquet: Charming smell with smoky and crusty notes. Hazelnuts, almonds and cashew, but also vanilla and cinnamon enrich a bouquet which is typical of the origin area.
Taste: Fine balance between freshness and smoothness with a long elegant aromatic persistence. Subtle hints of vanilla and spices elevate the flavours of the wine. The round mouthfeel is balanced by fresh and sapid notes.
Food Pairing: Spring herb risotto.