Piemonte Doc Chardonnay

Costebianche

Costebianche is the youngest Chardonnay produced by Coppo. The wine gets its name from its vineyards, which are planted in naturally white soils of clayey-calcareous marl.

Name origin:
this wine owes its name to the color of the soil where the vineyards are located, Costebianche means in fact white slopes

Appellation:
Piemonte d.o.c.

Grape variety:
Chardonnay

First Vintage Produced:
1991

Exposure:
south – south east – south west

Soil composition:
calcareous clay marl

Vineyard altitude:
200 m a.s.l.

Training system:
Guyot

Vineyard density:
4,000 plants per hectare

Harvest:
selection in vineyards of the healthiest, ripest grapes hand collected in 20 kg picking baskets

Vinification and fining:
after the soft pressing, 20% of the must is fermented and aged on fine lees in french oak barrels of second and third year

Color:
straw yellow with greenish reflections

Nose:
floral notes, apple, white peach, and citrus fruits

Taste:
fresh and round, pleasantly savory

Pairings:
vegetables aspic, gazpacho, stuffed zucchini flowers, sole meuniere

Serving temperature:
12° C.

Sizes:
0,750 l.

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