Designation of Controlled and Guaranteed Origin
Straw-yellow with golden highlights; ample, fruity,complex nose with traces of wild flowers, citrus and exotic fruits; dry, full-bodied taste with suggest of honey, sage and rosemary. Recommended served young as an aperitif so as to appreciate its freshness and fragrance at its best, or white meats, fish and cream cheeses.
Our sense of terroir, dialect, and dedication to the vineyard and food culture have their origins in nearby France.
Notes: Nascetta is a historical wine of the Langhe Area. Mentioned in winemaking documents as early as the second half of the 19th century, this white wine of Mediterranean origin has a sapidity reminiscent of the great hot-clime varietals such as vermentino (from which, according to some ampeplographical studies, it may derive).
85-95% Chardonnay and 15-5% Nascetta.
Location: Cappelletto, Treiso (400 m. asl)and Monforte d’Alba
Facing Nord-west, with spurred cordon pruning.
Yield: 5-6 t/Ha
Years of planting: 1990-1994
5-6 t/Ha Nascetta
4-5 t/Ha Chardonnay
Following brief cold maceration to extract the aromas, the must is separated from the skins and fermented in stainless steel at a controlled temperature. After then being left to mature on its own yeasts, the wine is stored in this way: Nascetta in stainless steel while Chardonnay in barrique, until August, when the wine is bottled.
Alc. by vol. : 12,5-13%
Total acidity: 6.5-7 g/l.
Dry extract : 22-24 g/l