Bosco Del Merlo Nicopeja Lison-pramaggiore Chardonnay
$176.59 / case(12)
In the vineyard this is a versatile grape variety which is largely influenced by the cultivation environment. Perfectly adapted to the terroir over the course of decades thanks to clonal selection chardonnay bosco del merlo is distinguished by its finesse and elegance. As with the other white grapes on the estate it is harvested in the early hours of the day in order to preserve its aromatic components as much as possible. In the cellar grape harvesting is carried out within a controlled environment (in the absence of oxygen). On part of the grape harvest cryomaceration is performed for optimum extraction of the aromatic components which will add character to the wine. The must obtained by soft pressing is fermented at low temperatures and then aged on fine lees in steel tanks for 4 months in order to obtain finesse and elegance. In tasting chardonnay nicopeja bosco del merlo is characterised by a brilliant pale yellow colour and a fresh fragrant and typically fruity scent. Hints of varieties of golden apple are easily recognisable. The taste is inviting with an agreeable acidic tone that exudes pleasantness. Plus when sipped cool extremely fine elegant and delicate. Ever-present in the most prestigious of banquets. Excellent as an aperitif and between meals. What does nicopeja mean? Attributed to the greek origins of the madonna it means bearer of victory”. It is the name of an icon kept in the basilica of san marco in venice. Pairings perfect as an aperitif it also combines well with starters delicate first courses with vegetables both cooked and raw. Try it with fish especially in delicate tartare (amberjack and green apple) fresh carpaccio (bass) and perhaps with some raw scampi.”- bosco del merlo
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