V.Q.P.R.D. Controguerra D.O.C. Passerina.
The vineyards are located in the municipality of Controguerra, 260 metres a.s.l.
Composition of subsoil
Loose soil, tending to clayey.
Characteristics of plant equipment
The vineyards are trained with a vertical trellis system with a density of approximately 5,600 stocks per hectare and eastern exposure.
Times of harvest and wine-making
The Passerina grapes are hand-picked, after an accurate selection, in late September – early October depending on the climate conditions. Grapes are stemmed and softly crushed; the must is statically decanted before being poured into thermo-conditioned stainless steel tanks to ferment at a controlled temperature ranging between 16° and 18°C.
Colour: pale straw yellow.
Nose: flower-like, intense, delicate scents of apple and peach.
Flavour: good structure, full, long persistence, harmonious; this wine shows a good sapidity and a delicate freshness.
It is best served with fish dishes, seafood salads, white meats, soups, stockfish, fried fish, etc.
Alcohol 12.50 % vol.
Total Acidity 6.20 g/l
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