Frescobaldi Albizzia Chardonnay

Frescobaldi Albizzia Chardonnay

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Frescobaldi Albizzia Chardonnay

One of the major and largest vine growing businesses in Europe, Frescobaldi owns nine estates covering over 1,000 ha of vineyards, all located in excellent areas for fine wines. Directly managed by its family members, Frescobaldi produces almost 7 million bottles and the wines are exported to over 60 countries throughout the world. The Frescobaldi name goes back many centuries into the history of art, culture, trade and finance of Italy in general and Tuscany in particular. From the second half of the last century, the Frescobaldi's were keen players in the development of Tuscan vine-growing

Vinification
The grapes were hand harvested during early September and then softly pressed. Fermentation took place in stainless steel tanks at 15-16C lasting 10 days. No maceration or malolactic fermentation took place.

Viticulture
Guyot trained vines. Medium to high density planting from 2,500 to 5,500 vines per hectare.

Tasting Note
Elegant floral aromas complemented by a clean, fresh and fruity scent of golden apples through to a forward flavour with balanced acidity and a full- flavoured finish.

Everyday Serving Suggestion
Vegan hors d'oevres and vegan Thai dishes. 

Country / Region / Appellation
IT / Tuscany / Toscana IGT

Winemaker
Nicola D'Afflitto

Additional Resources:
http://www.frescobaldi.it/