Collio Chardonnay DOC MUZIC
Awards and honors
Collio Chardonnay by Muzic praises the denomination white wine DOC. This sensational wine of Friuli is produced in the area of Collio, specifically in the district of San Floriano del Collio, that includes Località Asci and Località Valerisce. It is composed by 100% Chardonnay, cultivated on hills soils characterized by marl and sands of Eocenic origin. The plants are trained with guyot method and produce between 70 and 80 quintals per hectare. The manual harvest starts within the first decade of September. The wine making begins with the elimination of stalks and a period of maceration, managed at 15°C for 12 hours. Then the soft pressing and the purification of the must through static decanting. The alcoholic fermentation, that lasts 8-10 days, is managed through a continuous control of the temperature, that is set on 16-18°C. The aging on lees is developed in steel containers and consists in continuous “bâtonnages”.
Features of the white wine “Chardonnay” produced by Muzic
Shiny straw yellow colour surrounded by an intense, refined and elegant scent that recalls green apple and bread crust. Its taste is dry, structured, fresh and balanced.
Recommended food pairings while tasting this wine from Friuli
This traditional wine is perfect with main dishes, white meat and fish. It has to be served at 10°C in a high, wide wine glass that allows the diffusion of the perfumes. The alcoholic strength is 13,5% Vol.