Tuscany: Il Borro Chardonnay Lamelle

$32 $47

Blend

100% Chardonnay

Food pairing

It is ideal with fish dishes, light first course dishes or fresh soft cheese. Also to be served as an aperitif at the temperature of 10-12°C.

The product

Straw yellow with greenish highlights. Fruity and floral notes. White peach, apple and pear with nuances of lemon and hawthorn interweave with Mediterranean herb and lemongrass. A fresh spice finish. Juicy, balanced flavour with crisp acid and tangy notes. Fruity, crisp and long aftertaste.

Winemaking

Lamelle is produced by cold pressing Chardonnay grapes which are hand-harvested using 10kg cases once they have reached optimal maturity and kept refrigerated overnight at 5-10° C. The day after the grapes are de-stemmed and softly pressed in order to avoid the extraction of unwanted compounds. The resulting must is then decanted into stainless-steel tanks where the wine is clarified in order to remove all the
sediments and then fermented at controlled temperature of 15-17° C. After the fermentation the wine is kept on yeast lees for about 60 days, then it is decanted and bottled thereafter.

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