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Pascena 2015 – Col d’Orcia

Pascena 2015 - Col d'Orcia
Written by Piero Pardini

© Col d’Orcia – Tuscany – Italy

Wine: Pascena
Variety composition: 100% Moscato Bianco.
Denomination: Moscadello di Montalcino D.O.C..
Alcoholic strength: 12% vol..
Vintage: 2015.
Production area: Montalcino – Siena – Sant’angelo in Colle locality.
Exposure: South South-West.
Production per hectare: 30 quintals.
Grape yield – wine: 45%
Withering: dehydration in the plant.
Pressing: soft pressing, after careful selection of the bunches.
Vinification: slow fermentation at a controlled temperature of 16° C in heat-conditioned stainless steel, until the desired alcohol is reached. Alcoholic fermentation is then stopped by cooling and subsequent filtration of the product.
Aging: in thermo-conditioned tanks, followed by a long aging in the bottle.

Pascena 2015 - Col d'Orcia

© Col d’Orcia – Tuscany – ITALY

Tasting Notes
Brilliant, straw yellow color with golden textures, consistent.
The nose highlights its finesse in its bouquet of floral hints of yellow rose and fruity hints of peach and almost candied citrus fruits, dried apricot and a nuance of almond.
The nose is silky, soft, never cloying. Its sweetness invites a new taste, of long persistence.
It is recommended in combination with a fruit tart.

Rating
4 Lupetti


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Col D’Orcia
Via Giuncheti
53024 Montalcino (SI)
Phone +39 0577 80891
E-mail: info@coldorcia.it
Website: www.coldorcia.it


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About the author

Piero Pardini

Founder and editor-in-chief 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 essay "Gianni Clerici - The writer, the poet the journalist", Le Lettere, Firenze.

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