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Villa Linda 2018 – La Pietra del Focolare

Villa Linda 2018 - La Pietra del Focolare
Written by Piero Pardini

Credits: © Ph. Fabio Gianardi – La Pietra del Focolare – Liguria – Italia

Wine: Villa Linda
Alcoholic strength: 13% vol.
Variety composition: 96% Vermentino 4% Albarola.
Classification: Colli di Luni D.O.C. Vermentino.
Vintage: 2018.
Production area: Luni.
Location: Becco, Villa Linda estate
Vineyard exposure: South-east-west.
Altitude: 80 meters above sea level.
Pruning system: guyot.
Density: 7000 plants per hectare.
Average vineyard age: 60 years.
Yield per hectare: 40 quintals.
Harvest period: end of September.
Vinification: in white with long fermentation at controlled temperature (70 days).
Containers used: steel.
Bottle refinement: 4 months.
Fermentation temperature: 18° c For fermentation, pie’de couve yeasts were used.
Clarification: natural decanting permanence in contact with the noble lees for four months.
Production: 3,000 bottles.

Villa Linda 2018 - La Pietra del Focolare

© Ph. Fabio Gianardi – La Pietra del Focolare

Tasting Notes
Crystal-clear sample, straw yellow in color, not particularly intense, with slight greenish hues.
The nose is quite complex with hints of elderflower and orange, fruity notes reminiscent of yellow-fleshed fruits such as peach and pear, with a final closure of graphite and slate.
In the mouth the sip is balanced and intense, good persistence. A pleasant mineral note remains in the finish.
It is recommended in combination with seafood carbonara.

Rating
3 Lupetti


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Azienda Agricola La Pietra del Focolare
Via Isola, 76
19034 Luni (SP) – Italy
Phone +39 347 9500439
E-mail: lapietradelfocolare@libero.it
Website: www.lapietradelfocolare.it

About the author

Piero Pardini

Founder and editor of "The Wolf Post".
Freelance Journalist.
Wine critic and Sommelier.
He has also written about sports and technology for some specialized magazines.
Co-author of the authorized biography "Gianni Clerici - The writer, the poet the journalist", Le Lettere, Firenze.

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