Alico Inzolia – Chardonnay

Terre Siciliane IGP

Production

Wine Type: White
Grapes: 75% Inzolia – 25% Chardonnay
Area of Production: Agrigento area, south west Sicily
Soil Type: sandy-silt soils, of medium consistency with an alkaline reaction due to the presence of limestone
Altitude of vineyards: from 200 m to 600 m a.s.l.
Averageage of vines: 12/15 years
Training System: predominantly vertical shoot positioning (VSP)
Plants/hectare: 4000-5000
Yield/hectare: 10 tonnes
Harvest: september

Vinification

Fermentation: steel tanks at a controlled temperature of 16ºC for 15 days
Malolactic fermentation: not carried out
Ageing: 6 months in concrete tanks
Bottle Ageing: 1 months before release

Food Pairing

Inzolia - Chardonnay is suitable as an aperitif to match strong-flavours. Outstanding with seafood: shellfish, peppered mussels, sea - urchin and octopus. Also excellent with pasta and glorious with sardine and fried fish.

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