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LA RIVETTA

VINO BIANCO

GRAPE VARIETY

White grapes.

VINEYARDS IN

Capriata d’Orba, Francavilla, San Cristoforo. Province of Alessandria.

AVERAGE VINE AGE

Between 15 and 40 years.

VINEYARD EXPOSURE

Differs between vineyards.

 

SOIL TYPE

Varies according to location, but mainly sandy marl and sandy loam soil.

 

VINIFICATION

Selected grapes from our best vineyards are transported to the cellar when correct level of ripeness is reached. Then the grapes follow a traditional white wine-making process. The free-run juice is fermented at controlled temperatures in stainless steel vats with selected yeasts. Sulphur dioxide additions are kept low.

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TRAINING SYSTEM

Guyot-pruned. Low yield per hectare. Attentive canopy management via green pruning and selective thinning; minimal chemical treatments. Grapes are picked in September or October.


ORGANOLEPTIC CHARACTERISTICS

A still wine with a pale, straw-yellow gleam, our 100% Cortese proffers delicate flower and fruity sensations with notes of linden blossom and lavender. On the palate the wine is subtle, crisp and slightly zesty with an intense and balanced finish.

 

PAIRINGS

Excellent as an aperitif or as a companion to brunch; with first or second courses of fish and vegetables, poultry or pork, delicate charcuterie (lardo, sweet prosciutto, cooked salami) and fresh or semi-ripe cheeses (both soft and stretched-curd).

 

TEMPERATURE AND STORAGE

The wine should be stored horizontally in a cool (about 15 °C) damp environment, away from direct sunlight

ALCOHOL  BY VOLUME

11,5% 

SERVING TEMPERATURE

9° C.

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