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Oltrepò Pavese Pinot Nero vinificato in bianco DOC
(Pinot Noir vinified as a still white wine)

Grape variety:
Pinot Noir

Production area:
foothills of Casteggio

Soil:
lime/clay

Vineyards orientation:
NE-NW

Vineyards altitude:
140-200 m AMSL

Training system:
simple Guyot

Average age of the vines:
16 years

Vine density:
4.800 vines per hectare

Yield:
1-1,2 kg per vine

Harvest:
leaf thinning in July. The grapes are hand-harvested in 17 kg crates, carefully selecting the best ones.

Vinification:
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.

Ageing:
5 months in stainless steel vats.

Sight:
pale straw yellow colour with greenish highlights.

Nose:
intense, with pleasant white flowers and citrus aromas and balsamic overtones.

Palate:
rich, velvety and well-balanced. Medium body.

Vintage:
2019

Date of harvest:
August 25th 2019

Date of bottling:
March 11th 2020

2019 production:
24.000 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 aciditiy.

Analytical data:
– alcohol: 12,83% vol
– acidity: 5,2 g/l
– residual sugar: < 0,5 g/l
– sulphites: 61 mg/l
– dry extract: 18,2 g/l

First vintage:
1930