Frecciarossa – Riesling ‘Gli Orti’ 2009

Producer: Frecciarossa
Wine: Riesling ‘Gli Orti’ 2009
Grape Variety: 100% Rhine Riesling
Production Zone: Oltrepo’ Pavese
Altitude: 450 to 650 feet above sea level
Surface Area/Yield: 4.5 acres, 3.5 tons per acre
Exposure: Northeast-northwest
Soil: Clay and calcareous
Vinification & Aging: The grapes were carefully selected by hand and clustered in small quantities, based on vine age and ripeness. A soft pressing is followed by cold maceration for 24 hours at 36°F. Fermentation took place at a strictly controlled temperature. The wine aged 6 months in the bottle and was released 12 months after harvest.
Production: 1,660 cases
Alcohol: 13.5%
Description: Straw yellow in color with green highlights. Floral and rich notes of saccharine fruits. The finish is elegant long-lasting.
Food Pairing: Fish, pasta and rice with vegetables
Riesling Gli Orti 2009