Pinot Bianco DOC 2007 "Rarità" Terlano
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The Terlano winery offers the “Rarità” line. These are special bottles of aged white wines matured for 10 years on fine yeasts in pressured steel tanks. The most fascinating thing of this wine is the freshness and youth which makes it charming despite its age. It is a perfect wine suitable for the aging. Terlano works on soils suitable for the white wine production and these “Rarità” are the proof. This Pinot Bianco is honored by the DOC certification and it is made with 100% Pinot grapes. There is a manual picking of the grapes and it follows a delicate pressing of the entire bunch and the racking off made by natural sedimentation. The slow fermentation takes place in stainless steel tanks under temperature control. The malolactic fermentation is made for the 50%. There is an aging period which lasts 12 months on fine yeasts in barrels. The total aging period lasts 10 years in steel pressured tanks without any seepage. The production area is Terlano in the Bolzano province. The soils are located at 250-500 meters above the sea level with a slope of 5%-35% located at South.
Characteristics of the white wine Pinot Bianco "Rarità" DOC
This wine "Rarità" belonging to the Terlano Winery has a clear and bright straw yellow color with light green reflections. The smell is springy and surprising especially for being an aged wine. It has some chamomile, lemon bass and spring flower aromas with coconut and dry apricot. The taste is soft and creamy with a young acidity and a refined aftertaste. It is also elegant and extremely charged and deep.
Suggested pairing with this great wine of the Terlano Winery
This Pinot Bianco Rarità wine of the Terlano Winery is a meditation wine. It can be matched with steam lobster or with butter scallop and white truffle, beef carpaccio with fresh truffle form Alba and a rib-eye steak of veil.