Grapes: Trebbiano 85%, Chardonnay 15%
Training system: spurred cordon
Vine density: 4500 plants / hectare
Soil characteristics: from sandy, rich in silt, to tuffaceous
Elevation: 150 mt above sea level
Age of the vines: 15-20 years
Harvest period: end of September
Fermentation: Obtained from an accurate selection of the grapes, gathered and preserved thanks to the use of dry ice. After the low temperature, oxygen free pressing, fermentation of the first pressing must takes place in stainless steel tanks at controlled temperature (max 16°C). No malolactic fermentation.
Maturation: in stainless steel tanks for 3 months on fine lees.
Refining: starting from January of the following year.
Ageing potential: Bianco di Pitigliano Rasenno is a young wine, to be drank within two years from its vintage.
Description: deep straw yellow. Delicate and elegant on the nose, with clear fruity notes enriched with floral and bergamot nuances. Dry, rightly round, on the palate it is characterized by a mineral character which is reinforced be the evident freshness making it very pleasant to drink. The long persistence is focused on fruity and mineral notes.
Food pairing: the structure, persistence and excellent balance make this wine suitable for diverse pairings, from fish starters to pasta dishes, to fish or white meat main dishes.
Serving temperature: 10-12°C
Recommended glass: a medium-sized, tulip shaped glass.