Colli Euganei Bianco - 1 - 2015
This Colli Euganei Bianco from the Euganean Hills near to Padua has a straw yellow color with green hues. In the nose flowers and rose petals with fruity hints of elderberries, peaches, banana, lime and some herbs. On the palate clean, well-balanced with flavors of apple, lime and butter. Good aftertaste. Long and persistent. The wine is produced by a Young Group of wine-makers from North-East Italy.
Designation: Colli Euganei Bianco DOC
Grape variety: 30% Sauvignon blanc, 40% Garganega, 10% Muscat blanc, 20% Chardonnay
Prodution area: Cortelà, Vo’ Euganeo, Padua (ITALY)
Vineyard exposure and altimetry: south and south-east, 100-150 m above sea level
Harvest: grapes are hand-picked and selected
Harvest time: first half of September (Chardonnay, Muscat blanc and Sauvignon blanc), first week of October (Garganega)
Food pairing: ideal as an aperitif, it matches with starters, pasta and rice dishes, but also with fish and white meat.
Serving temperature: it is best served at 10-12°C.