Italian Sweet White Wine – Picolit DOCG 2016

PICOLIT DOCG 2016- Italian sweet white wine

PICOLIT DOCG

Italian Sweet White Wine

Variety: Picolit
Harvest year: 2016

 

In the Countryside

Ground: Marl and sandstone
Vineyard site: Hill
Vine training system: Double Guyot
Average density: 3.000 vine stumps per hectare
Average yield: 0.5 Kg per stump
Altitude: 250 m above sea level
Harvesting: Clusters are selected, picked by hand and carefully placed in in small crates
Vine Lifespan: 10 years
Vineyard treament: Ground cover treatment with copper and mined sulphur
Soil preparation: Spontaneous grass

 

In the Cellar

Vinification: Drying of grapes in aired attic, then natural fermentation with wild yeast and ageing in French oak barrels
Ripening: 9-month ageing on the lees in French oak barrels, then 3-month ageing in stainless steel drums
Quantity of bottles produced per year: Approximately 1.000
Alcohol content: 13 % Vol

 

Tasting notes

Sweet, elegant and fresh white wine. This Italian Sweet White Wine can be enjoyed as aperitivo or matched with salty and spices dishes. Perfect serving temperature 10-12°C.

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