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Ilico
Pieluni
Zanna
Nicò
Riparosso
Lumen
Spiano

White Wines

Daniele
Costalupo
Lorè
Nicolino
Pligia
Pecorino
Passerina

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Campirosa
Sitàra

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Classification

V.Q.P.R.D. Controguerra Bianco Doc Daniele.

Origin

From the earliest vineyard planted by the Company located in Controguerra, approximately 300 metres a.s.l.

Composition of subsoil

Medium-textured soil, tending to clayey.

Grape

60% Trebbiano d’Abruzzo, 15% Passerina, 25% Chardonnay.

Characteristics of plant equipment

The Trebbiano d'Abruzzo vineyards are trained with a pergola trellis system with approximately 1,100 stocks per hectare while the Grapes of Passerina and Chardonnay are trained with a vertical trellis system with 2,222 stocks per hectare. The vineyards have a southern exposure therefore grapes reach a very high degree of ripeness and concentration.

Times of harvest and wine-making

These are the last white grapes to be harvested, generally during the second decade of October. The care adopted in training and harvesting these grapes is worthy of great wines, and so is the wine making process adopted. Grapes are stemmed, crushed and undergo a short maceration for approximately 15 hours, followed by a traditional white wine-making process at a controlled temperature. Both fermentation and ageing take place in Slavonian oak barrels (25 hl each). This wine rests for 8-9 months after bottling before being put on the market.

Organoleptic characteristics

Colour: straw yellow with golden highlights. Nose: Fruity, intense, pleasant and delicate. Flavour: rich, rather soft and enveloping, fine, persistent, harmonious.

Serving

Its structure is enhanced by dishes that usually accompany great red wines. The serving temperature is very important, and must be around 12-13 °C in order to enhance the scents and flavours that this bottle holds inside.

Analytical data

Alcohol 14.00% vol.
Total Acidity 5.50 g/l

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