Oltrepò Pavese Riesling DOC
foothills of Casteggio
140-200 m AMSL
Average age of the vines:
4.800 vines per hectare
1-1.2 kg per vine
leaf thinning in late July. The grapes are hand-harvested in 17 kg boxes, carefully selecting the best ones.
cold maceration of the 50% of the must for 48 hours at 3 °C followed by a soft pressing. Soft pressing without cold maceration for the remaining 50% of the must. The alcoholic fermentation is carried out at a controlled temperature (14-16 °C). No malolactic fermentation.
12 months in stainless-steel vats and a minimum of additional 4 months in bottle.
bright straw-yellow colour with greenish highlights.
intense and fruity, with pleasant notes of apricot and tropical fruit.
rich and velvety, with an optimal balance between fruit and minerality. Elegant aftertaste with hints of apricot and almond.
over 10 years
Date of harvest:
September 11th 2019
Date of bottling:
May 28th 2021
3.287 bottles (0.75 l)
Notes about the 2019 vintage:
regular vintage, with medium-high rainfall in May, quite hot summer and a few drought moments. Weather was fresh at harvest, especially at the end of it. All wines were graced with good aromatic qualities and a good level of acidity.
– alcohol: 12,75% vol
– acidity: 5,8 g/l
– residual sugar: < 1,0 g/l
– sulphites: 85 mg/l
– dry extract: 20,3 g/l
Viniplus AIS Lombardia 2023: Golden Rose award (vintage 2020)
James Suckling (jamessuckling.com): 90/100 (vintage 2019)
Viniplus AIS Lombardia 2022: Golden Rose award (vintage 2019)
Gambero Rosso 2018: Two Red Glasses award (vintage 2015)