CVA Aquilae Chardonnay - Cva Canicattì - Vini Siciliani

Aquilae Chardonnay

Chardonnay Terre Siciliane IGP

The sun and the soil of Sicily, give to this international variety an aromatic kick and intensity of perfumes, distinguishing it from other Chardonnays. Sumptuous, almost opulent, harmonious, smooth, with a pleasant acidity.

Production

Wine Type: White
Grapes: Chardonnay
Area of Production: Agrigento and Palermo area
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: 15 years
Training System: predominantly vertical shoot positioning (VSP)
Plants/hectare: 4000-5000
Yield/hectare: 8 tonnes
Harvest: end of August

Vinification

Fermentation: steel tanks at a controlled temperature of 16ºC for 15 days
Malolactic fermentation: not carried out
Ageing: 3 months in steel tanks
Bottle Ageing: 2 months before release

Food Pairing

bucatini pasta with sardines, spaghetti with deep-sea octopus, tagliolini with lobster, cannelloni with fish ragout; excellent with crab, oven-baked sword-fish mini-rolls and dentex fish with herbs.

Technical sheet palmares