Raineri "Elfobianco" Cortese 2018 DOC

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Raineri "Elfobianco" Cortese 2018 DOC

REGION: PIEMONTE

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RAINERI LANGHE BIANCO ELFOBIANCO

  • Denomination: DOC
  • Grape variety: cortese and arneis
  • Average annual production: 3000 bottles
  • Exposure, altitude: south-west, 300m above sea level
  • Conformation of the soil: sand and limestone marl, clay
  • Average age and implant system: 10 years, guyot

VINEYARD MANAGEMENT

  • Eco-sustainable, with grassing of the rows and copper and sulfur treatments as needed.
  • A thinning out at the beginning of August.
  • The grapes are harvested in 20kg baskets in mid-September, with manual selection on the plant.

VINIFICATION AND AGING

  • The stalk is removed by pressing, and the must is left to ferment in contact with the skins for 48 hours in a steel tank. Fermentation takes about 20-25 days at low temperature (12 ° -13 ° C).
  • Aging in steel on the lees for 4 months. The wine is consequently filtered for bottling, but does not undergo any clarification.

ORGANOLEPTIC CHARACTERISTICS

  • Color: straw yellow with greenish reflections
  • Aromas: rennet apple, abbot pear, exotic fruits, bread crust
  • Taste: very fresh and drinkable, sapid, mineral, with an almond finish note
  • Serving temperature: 12 ° -14 ° C
  • Ability to evolve: 1-3 years
  • Serving suggestions: excellent as an aperitif, or throughout the meal with fish or white meat dishes