Cantine del Castello di Santa Vittoria Cantine del Castello di Santa Vittoria
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Variety: Arneis
Classification: Roero Arneis D.O.C.G.
Alcoholic content: 13 % vol
Grape yield per hectare: 70 quintals/ha
Farming system: espalier with guyot pruning
Vineyard location: southern exposure hill
Typology of soil: sandy at medium and high hill
Harvest period: mid September
Harvest method: hand harvested in 25 kg baskets
Vinification and refinement: vinification in stainless steel tanks with extended fermentation of at least 15 days at low temperatures (16-17°C) with short cold maceration, long refinement on fine lees in order to increase complexity and aromas
Release: October following the harvest
Recommended storage method: bottle in standing position, in a dry and fresh cellar

Organoleptic characteristics

Colour: intense straw yellow, with light green and golden reflections
Bouquet: intense, similar to wild herbs typical of high hills. Silky and fruity, with aromas of small fruits of the forest, green apple, exotic fruits such as pineapple and banana, round and elegant structure.
Mouth feel: full-bodied and harmonious, great flavour, highly persistent both in the mouth and in the nose. Slightly bitter aftertaste.
Recommended serving temperature: 10° - 12° C
Longevity: 4-5 years
Food matches: excellent for aperitif, good with fish and light, delicate dishes like salmon, elaborate fish, mushrooms, soups, grilled fish, high cuisine white meat, shellfish, vegetable frittata.
Finish: smooth and intriguing, a refined elegant wine

Winemaker: Nicola Fogliati
Nicola Fogliati
Cantine del Castello di Santa Vittoria
Via dello Spumante, 1
12069 Santa Vittoria d’Alba (Cn) Italy
Tel. +39.0172.479300 | Fax +39.0172.475935
P.Iva IT 01089530057 | Note legali
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