Denominazione di Origine Controllata
Grape variety: 90% Arneis, 10% Favorita
Growing location: Diano d’Alba
Average age of vines: 20/25 years
Vineyard aspecto: east
Soil: clayey-calcareous, calcareous-siliceous; marl of Sant’Andrea
Average vineyard elevation: 250 a.s.l.
Yield in grapes per hectare: 10 tons
Method of vinification: when the grapes are fully ripe they are pressed, and the free-run juice is fermented at a controlled temperature. Matures for around 10 months.
Store: vertically, in a cool, dry place
Bright straw yellow, with very complex, long, clear-cut nose of citrus and fruity aromas in general. Expansive, fresh, slightly crisp and salty taste, with a full, soft and smooth finish.
Makes a perfect match for various starters and fish-based hors-d’oeuvres, first courses in general and shellfish. An excellent aperitif.