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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.
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.
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.
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