Orvieto Classico

Straw yellow in color, with aromas of white fleshed fruit and hawthorn flowers. Perfect for appetizers and pasta dishes made with seafood, as well as white meats (also grilled). Best served at a temperature of 12°C.

 

First year of production 2011
Varietal composition 45% Trebbiano, 40% Grechetto, 15% Chardonnay
Exposure and altitude Various degrees of sun exposure and positions, predominantly facing southeast
Soil composition Marine sands and marly and volcanic clays
Cultivation system Guyot and spurred cordon, over 3300 vines per hectare
Average age of productive vines 25 years
Yield per hectare 11000 Kg
Time of harvest In three stages: at the end of August, in middle September and at the end of October
Fermentation temperature A controlled temperature of 15°C
Duration of fermentation Two to three weeks
Malolactic fermentation Partially completed
Mode and duration of ageing At least four months in the bottle

 

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