Oltrepò Pavese Pinot Nero vinificato in bianco DOC
(Pinot Noir vinified as a still white wine)
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 July. The grapes are hand-harvested in 17 kg boxes, carefully selecting the best ones.
the grapes are gently pressed to avoid colour extraction. The alcoholic fermentation is carried out at a controlled temperature (15-16 °C) for 20-22 days. No malolactic fermentation.
6 months in stainless-steel vats.
pale straw yellow colour with greenish highlights.
intense, with pleasant white flowers and citrus aromas and balsamic overtones.
rich, velvety and well-balanced. Medium body.
Date of harvest:
August 22nd 2020
Date of bottling:
April 23rd 2021
24.000 bottles (0,75 l)
Notes about the 2020 vintage:
quite hot vintage, but with enough rainfall to ensure a proper growing of the grapes. Quite early harvest with abundant production.
– alcohol: 13% vol
– acidity: 5,5 g/l
– residual sugar: < 0,5 g/l
– sulphites: 80 mg/l
– dry extract: 20 g/l