Colle Cavalieri Passerina Terre di Chieti Igp

Colle Cavalieri Passerina Terre di Chieti Igp

Grown on sandy but fresh, calcareous soil,
the Passerina grape produces a fresh flavoured white
with distinctive fruit and floral notes:
peach, apricot, wisteria and lime tree.
Ideal with all types of seafood, and soft
and pulled curd cheeses.

Colle Cavalieri 2017
3 Stars Vinibuoni d’Italia Touring Club Italiano 2019

White Wine

TSoil and method of cultivation
Area and Location of vineyards: Tollo, Ortona
Type of grapes: Passerina 100%
Altitude (above sea level) : 200 metri
Soil type: sandy but fresh and slightly calcareous
Exposition to sun: north-east
Age of vines: 20 years
Density of cultivation: vines/hectare 1.600 vines canopy style and 4000 vines in rows
Yield of product per hectare: 120 q
Method of cultivation: spurred cordon style
Harvest period: mid October

Type and time of maceration of the skins: soft pressing, cold maceration of crushed grapes to 5/8°C. Fermentation of the clear must at temperature controlled
Temperature of fermentation: 15/16°C
Malolactic Fermentation: no
Refinement: four months on the lees in cement tanks

Physical and chemical characteristics
Alcohol degree: 13% vol
Total dry extract: 24 gr/l
Total acidity: 6,4
Ph: 3,38
Residual sugar: 2,8 gr/l

Colour: straw yellow with greenish
Fragrance: fruity with hints of peach, apricot and grapefruit. Mineral with floral notes
Taste: good structure with a long finish

Serving suggestions
Temperature: 12°C

Data Sheet

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