Vintage 2018

Piemonte Cortese DOC

Tasting Notes

Alcohol content 12% vol.

Produced in Calosso, with an exposure to the south-east.

A white straw yellow colour with greenish reflections, with a delicate, pleasant and persistent aroma and a dry, drinkable flavour.

The most suitable combination is with fish-based meals or during a summer aperitif.

Ideal serving temperature: 8°C.

Piemonte Cortese (bottiglia)

Basic Information

Product Name: Piemonte Cortese DOC
Vine variety: cortese
Denomination: Piedmont Cortese
Classification: DOC
Color: white
Typology: still
Production area: Piedmont
Vintage: 2018
Alcohol: 12% vol.
Residual sugar: 0,1 g/l
Number of bottles produced: 5,000

Vineyard

Grape: 100% cortese
Soil: a medium mixture of clayey loam soil
Exposure: south-east
Cultivation system: guyot
Year of planting: 1984
Harvest date: 20 September
Type of harvest: manual into crates

Winemaking

Method: fermentation in autoclave at a controlled temperature
Temperature: 20 – 21 degrees thermo-conditioned
Duration: 12 days
Malolactic: no
Aging: in bottle
Type of barrel: steel
Minimum time in bottle: 3 months

Bottle

Weight of empty bottle: 498 g
Bottling date: 19/03/2019
Aging potential: 5 years
Stopper size: 24 x 42
Stopper material: natural cork
Type of bottle: bordeaux

Chemical Analysis

Dry extract [g/l]: 15,1
Total acidity [g/l in tartaric acid]: 5,10
Volatile acidity [g/l in acetic acid]: 0,09
Total SO2 [mg/l]: 94
Free SO2 [mg/l]: 20

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