Spiule Chardonnay “Riserva Giulio Locatelli”

A versatile wine whose characteristics are weight, structure, and drinkability.

Bottle Size: 750 mL

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  • Vintage 2014
  • Producer
  • Country Italy
  • Region Friuli
  • Alcohol 14%
  • Composition:
    100% Chardonnay
  • Winemaker Notes Try serving with gnocchi with butter and sage, fish risottos or pasts, seafood chowder, bottarga, or grilled shrimp.
  • Tasting Notes Straw yellow color with golden notes. Floral notes of acacia, with fruity notes of apricot, peach, and quince. The palate is soft and elegant, creamy, mouth-watering; it has balanced acidity while being persistent and harmonious.
  • Press GG 90; Tre Bicchieri, Gambero Rosso Guide 2016

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  • Vineyard
    • DOC: Stabili della Rocca
    • Size: 2 hectares
    • Altitude: 90 MASL
    • Exposure: East
    • Soil: Ponca, eocene marl
    • Average Age of Vines: 16 years
  • Vinification
    • Harvest: Early October
    • Maceration: 6 hour cold soak
    • Fermentation: 14 days in stainless steel with malolactic fermentation
    • Aging: 80% aged 10 months in steel tanks, 20% aged 10 months in tonneaux; bottle aged 8 months
    • Production: 3,300 bottles
  • Viticulture Cultivation: Guyot

    Density: 4,000 vines per hectare

    Yield: 60 quintals per hectare
 

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