CORTESE DELL’ALTO MONFERRATO DOC DESIGNATION OF CONTROLLED ORIGIN
APPELLATION: Dolcetto d’Asti DOC
GRAPE VARIETY : 100% Cortese
PRODUCTION AREA : Castel Boglione
EXPOSURE AND ALTITUDE: west m. 220
AGE VINEYARDS: over 35 years old
SOIL: clay – calcareous
TRAINING SYSTEM: Guyot
HARVEST: hand harvest in the middle of September.
AGEING: stainless steel tanks. 6 months aging in bottle.
ALCOHOL CONTENT: 13- 13,50% vol.
TASTING TEMPERATURE: 10° C
Cortese is a white grape variety grown in Piedmont since 1700.
From this kind of grape variety, we obtain excellent quality wines, which result elegant and balanced.
This wine has a more or less intense straw yellow color, a delicate and floral scent and a dry, pleasant, fresh and harmonious taste.
Cortese comes from over 30 years old vineyards, it can be aged for a long time in bottle, opening up to highly elegant tertiary and mineral aromas.
Excellent as an aperitif, with appetizers, light cheeses and delicate fish dishes.
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