Torresella Pinot Grigio Rose 2013

$41.00

Vinification is off the skins. The grapes are soft – crushed as soon as they arrive at the cellar. The must is then cooled to 10 °C and allowed to settle before alcoholic fermentation is started by inoculating selected yeasts. The temperature is maintained at about 16 – 18 °C.

Description

Torresella Pinot Grigio Rose 2013

Vinification is off the skins. The grapes are soft – crushed as soon as they arrive at the cellar. The must is then cooled to 10 °C and allowed to settle before alcoholic fermentation is started by inoculating selected yeasts. The temperature is maintained at about 16 – 18 °C.

Tasting Note

A dry white wine with a straw yellow hue. It stands out for its finesse and its persistence on the nose and palate.

Food Matchings

Excellent as an aperitif, matches well with rather elaborate fish recipes.

Grapes:

Pinot Grigio

Production area:

Veneto

Altitude:

At sea level

Type of soil:

Clay, of fluviatile and alluvial origin

Training system:

Sylvoz

Plant density:

3,000 – 4,800 vines per hectare (1,215 – 1,945 per acre)

Harvest period:

First half of September

Alcohol level:

12,00 % vol.

Serving temperature:

10 – 12 °C (50 – 54 °F)

Recommended glass:

A medium-sized, tulip-shaped glass, narrowing at the rim

Aging potential:

2/3 years

Format (CL):

75 (25,3 oz) – 150 (50,7oz)