Wine "Piodilei" Chardonnay, Langhe DOC, 2010
Reviews of purchase "Piodilei" Chardonnay, Langhe DOC, 2010
Wine of deep golden yellow color with a greenish rim around the edge of the glass.
The wine has a rich, dry, dense creamy taste with juicy lemon acidity, hints of flowers and herbs, long fruity finish.
The aroma of wine soar fresh, cool shades of minerals, white flowers and greenery.
The wine goes well with poultry dishes, fish and venison in cream sauce.
Extremely feminine style wine "Piodilei" was created by the third generation of the family Cesare - Pio Boffo for his mother. Translated from the Italian wine is called - "from Pio for her." Wine "Piodilei" reflects the desire of winemakers "Pio Cesare" to produce white wine, the structure and longevity like a great Barbaresco "IL Bricco di Treiso". "Piodilei" created from Chardonnay grapes harvested from their own vineyard, planted in the estate "IL Bricco di Treiso" in 1980. This is the first family vineyard Pio, which were planted Chardonnay vines. The vineyard is maintained low yields.
Chardonnay is collected in small boxes later deadline, very mellow. After the soft pressing and cold settling wine is fermented in new Allier oak barrels and then aged on its lees in oak barrels for over ten months. After bulitirovaniya wine is aged further 6 months in the cellars of the winery. Storage capacity of wine is 5 years.
Pio Cesare winery was founded in 1881. Before that, there were stables, dating back to the Middle Ages, so in its territory felt the breath of history, you can see the ruins of ancient Roman buildings and defensive walls. Pio Cesare - is one of the first winemakers in Piedmont, the export of wine abroad. The farm is located near Alba in an area of 50 hectares. Today, the vineyards Pio Cesare Barbera grape variety grows, Dolcetto, Nebbiolo and Chardonnay.
In wines Pio Cesare, who belong to the rank of the best wines in the world - from the classic, world-famous Barolo and Barbaresco to fresh Cortese and sweet Muscat, you will always find exceptional quality and diversity.