Bocca Di Lupo - Pietra Bianca Chardonnay 75cl
Grape : Chardonnay
Region : Italy / Puglia / Castel del Monte
Wine Style: Chardonnay
Alcohol Content: 13%
Food Pairing: fish with or without tomato sauce, ricotta and spinach ravioli with sage and butter sauce, as appetizer with crudités and extravergine olive oil sauces or spicy mayo.
Description: Tormaresca Pietrabianca white wine is named after the symbiosis between its own importance for the Apulian winery, that considers it as its milestone, and its own typology, white indeed. The classification is DOC Chardonnay Castel del Monte. The grape blend used for its production consists of primarly Chardonnay, approximately its 90%, and 10% of Fiano di Puglia. All the grapes are trained according to biological agriculture standards, belonging to the Bocca di Lupo estate in Minervino Murge, in the province of Bitonto. The grapes are harvested at their optimal maturation and after being softly pressed for the vinification, the must is placed in stainless steel tanks at a temperature of 10°C, in order to naturally decant. Later, the Chardonnay is transferred into barriques of French and Hungarian oak where the alcoholic fermentation takes place at a controlled temperature. A period of refinement on yeasts in barriques follows, during which the malolaptic fermentation takes place. The Fiano is fermented in steel at a temperature of 17°C in order to enhance the freshness and acidity notes. In January, the Chardonnay is transferred in steel and assembled with the Fiano. Bottling takes place in March. A further 6 months refinement in bottle follows, before being put on the market.