Chardonnay "GRAFIN DE LA TOUR" DOC VILLA RUSSIZ
This wine praises the denomination DOC Collio del Friuli, one of the best and most famous areas of Friuli Venezia Giulia. It is produced with 100% Chardonnay, cultivated in vinayards located around the estate and south-oriented, with soils mainly composed by marls. After the manual harvest, tha grapes are places in the pneumatic press machinery. The must is then poured in oak barrels that contain between 225-500 liters. Then, the must is assembled in steel, where it ages for one year and ends the process with a furter year of maturation in the bottle. A great classical of the regional viticulture, “Chardonnay Gràfin De La Tour” is the result of the harvest from a unique vineyard, located next to the winey. The perfect maturation of the grapes is central for the complexity of the wine. It is vinified in steel and aged in barrique for 8 months. This white is soft, fruity, enchanting and persitent. It can surprise for its longevity.
Features of “Chardonnay Gràfin De La Tour” produced by Villa Russiz
Light gold yellow colour with green reflections. Its perfume recalls mature apple, vanilla and citrus fruits. The taste complex, strong, balanced and persistent.
Recommended food pairings while tasting this white wine by Villa Russiz
Excellent with appetizers, prestigious medium-aged cheeses, perfumed cold cuts, structured main dishes, soups, even with seafood. Ideal with grilled white meat and fish. It has to be served at 8°C in a high, wide wine glass that helps the diffusion of the perfumes and reaches an alcoholic strength of 14 % Vol.