Picolit 2016

Sweet white wine with a bright golden yellow colour. Intense and complex aromas, hints of wildflowers, apricot and ripe pear, candied fruit, and dried figs. Full flavour, balanced between sweetness and acidity. Best served at 12/14 °.

Vine: Picolit
Production area: Buttrio in Monte (180 m a.s.l.) 
Soil characteristics: Eocene hills, typically marly soil
Training system: Guyot – 12 buds
Yeld per hectare: 6 hl
Grape harvest: manual
Alcohol: 12.40% vol.
Total acidity: 5.80 gr./lt.
Sugar: 135.00 gr./lt.
pH: 3.75
Malolactic fermentation: no
Overall production: 500 – 0.5 lt. bottles
Type: sweet dry
Colour: golden yellow
Bouquet: intense and delicate bouquet of wildflowers with hints of dried fig and ripe apricot
Taste: not exceedingly sweet, with notes of ripe fruit (apricot, pear), dates, and dried fig
Serve with: blue cheese, foie gras dishes, excellent as a “meditation” wine

Vinification system

Dried to raisins on trellis for 40 days, pressing, fermentation, 12-month aging in small oak barrels

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