Colterenzio Altkirch Chardonnay 2018

Producer: Produttori Colterenzio Soc. Agr. Coop.
Vintage: 2018
Production Area: Salurn (very south of South Tyrol) Soil; Deep sandy soil on gravelly deposits
Type: White Table Wine
Alcohol: 13.5
Grape Varieties: Chardonnay-100
Color: Pale yellow with green highlights
Aroma: Lemon lime aromas, dried rose petal, honey sweet nectar, crushed stone, green apples, white flowers
Taste: Dry, medium-bodied, with notes of green apples, lime zest, melon, honeydew, cantelope- nice acidity with exceptional finish.
Cellaring Potential: 2-3 yrs
Food Matching: Excellent as an aperitif, it makes a delicious partner for steamed fish, skate in browned butter, baked oysters, light cold and warm starters, seafood salad, vegetable risotto, delicately seasoned dishes based on white meat, as well as for a variety of pasta dishes. Serve lightly chilled, 10-12 °C.
Vinification: The fermentation takes place in stainless-steel tanks with the temperature controlled at approx.18°C, a small part of the must is put in large wooden casks.
Aging: The new wine subsequently matures for several months on the fine lees.
Accolades: Robert Parker (88 pts)