Facchino Azienda Vitivinicola
Facchino Azienda Vitivinicola

chardonnay

Piemonte Denominazione di Origine Controllata Chardonnay 2014 “Ciarlatan”

100% produced using Chardonnay grapes grown in vineyards that are about 30 years old. Grapes are pressed softly and once the fermentation is complete, the process called “elevage sur lies” is started and “batonnage” are made manually, at the beginning twice a week, then only once.

It aged for about 12 months, depending on the years of production.

Its pale yellow is accompanied by an intense scent of flowers, balsams, fruit, dried yellow flowers, ripe and withered apples, liquorice root, tobacco leaves and wood.

Best served at 11-12°C.

Ageing capacity: 4 -5 years

The fermentation  gives this wine sweet tannins that make it perfect if served with slightly fat food and white meat.

Best served with mature cheese.

Contact us for further details on this great dry white wine, a wine that you may taste as delicious aperitif and as partner for mature cheese. It will certainly give you great satisfaction.

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Technical Details

 Piemonte Denominazione di Origine Controllata Chardonnay 2014 “Ciarlatan”

Color: crystal clear and sparkling pale yellow.

Scent: intense and persistent, very fine, with clear scents of flowers, balsams and fruit, dried yellow flowers, ripe and withered apples, liquorice root, tobacco leaves and wood.
Taste: dry, fresh and full-bodied, warm, with a light tannic hint and a bitterish full-bodied ground.

Aftertaste: savory with notes of flowers, balsams and fruit.
Recommended serving temperature 11-12°C

Ageing capacity: 4 -5 years

Technical data
Vintage:2014
Vine: 100% Chardonnay
Area of production: Rocca Grimalda
Vine altitude: 260 meters above sea level
Type of soil: clayey-calcareous
Exposure: south-south/west
Position: on a hill
Training system: upwards-trained vertical-trellis
Trimming: Guyot
Layout of the vines: 0.90m x 2.60m
Density of the vines: about 4270 plants/Ha
Vintage: first ten days of September
Wine-making method
Pressing: soft on entire grapes
Alcoholic fermentation: Controlled temperature (23-24°C) in barriques
Analytical data
Alcoholic volume: 12.5%.