Arquata Umbria Bianco Igt

Colour: White wine
Grape: 60% grechetto, 40% chardonnay.
Vineyards: one Vineyard in Bevagna in cru Arquata at 230 m height on clay calcareous soil exposure north-west, one in Montefalco in cru Campoletame at 250m height exposure south-east on sandy-clay-calcareous soil. Plant density 3000-5000 per hectare.
Description: it pours a brilliant straw yellow colour. The initial aroma is of wild flowers and lavender, followed by notes of plum and apple. It is a full-bodied, freshly mineral and pleasantly fruity wine. Fermented and stored in stainless steel tanks, then fined in bottles for about 6 months. Ideal with appetizers, interesting with fish and white meat dishes.
Harvest: handmade, at the end of august for the Chardonnay, mid-september for the Grechetto.
Vinification: grapes are crushed and de-stemmed. Soft pressing and fermentation in stainless steel tanks at controlled temperature 15-17° C. 4 months “sur lies” maturation.