STILL WINE
Wine: O.P. Riesling DOC
Name: Riesling DOC
Alcoholic content: 12-13% by vol. (depending on the vintage)
Grape variety: 100% Riesling Italico
Geographic location: First and second hill slopes Oltrepo` Pavese (across Po river from Pavia) in the San Damiano al Colle, Montecalvo Versiggia and Casteggio districts.
Vineyard characteristics: Soil derived from disintegration of arenaria and calcareous rocks with a high clay component, located at 280-350m a. s. l. Traditional Gujot and spurred cordon cultivation methods.
Vineyard age: 6-35 years
Vinification: obtained from a short maceration over the skins followed by a soft squeeze of grapes and separation from the skins. The resulting must is placed in steel vats at a controlled temperature of 14-20 degrees Celsius (57-68 Fahrenheit) for about 15-20 days, where the alcoholic fermentation takes place. Subsequently, the wine undergoes several changes of container, reaching a maturation process in steel tanks for about five months. After this stage the wine is then bottled.
Organoleptic characteristics: Characteristic straw-yellow colour with greenish tones. Aroma is intense, complex with floral notes and very fruity with aromas of apple, pear and citrus fruits. Taste is soft, elegant and well structured. Full-bodied wine with lingering aroma.
Serving temperature: 8 degrees Celsius (46 Fahrenheit)
Gastronomic accompaniment: Excellent as an aperitif, delicious throughout the entire meal, particularly with fish. Good with white meats, cheeses. Perfect with pizza.
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