CASTELLO DELLA ROSAPinot Grigio IGP Vigneti delle Dolomiti

The wine has a lovely straw color with slight hues of green. The bouquet offers delicious aromas of citrus fruit, peaches and honeysuckle. The palate is crisp, lively and complex, with a pleasant acidity and sensations of lime, melon and pears which lead to an persistent and elegant and lingering finish. Enjoy it by itself or as a great partner to seafood, light pasta dishes and soft cheeses.

GRAPES:

100% Pinot Grigio

ALCOHOL:

12,5%

VINEYARD AREA:

Selected south-facing vineyards on the western bank of the Valle dell'€™Adige, in Italy northernmost region of Trentino. The vineyards sit at an altitude of 350 to 400 meters above sea level.

AGE OF VINES:

Approximately 15 years old

PLANT TRAINING AND DENSITY:

All the plants are trained using the Guyot system. Average density is 3.500 plants per hectare, with a maximum yield of 2,5 kg of grapes per plant.

HARVEST:

Manual harvest is in mid-September.

VINIFICATION:

The grapes are de-stemmed and delicately pressed. The must is then chilled to 12°C and left to rest for approximately 18 hours. Fermentation is carried out using selected yeasts at a controlled temperature of 16 to 18°C. The wine is then left on its lees in stainless steel tanks for approximately four months in order to maximize extraction of complex aromas.

AGING:

2 months in bottle prior to release.