La Spinetta Chardonnay Lidia

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La Spinetta Chardonnay Lidia

  • Denomination: Piemonte Chardonnay DOC, wine is named in honor of Lidia Rivetti

  • Grape variety: 100% Chardonnay

  • Alcohol content: 13.5% by vol.

  • Average production: 3,000 bottles per year

  • Average yield per ha: 2,500 bottles

  • Name/location: Mango, Cuneo, southern exposure

  • Soil type: sandy

  • Average vine age: 36 years

  • Average altitude: 500 m a.s.l.

  • Vineyard size: 2 hectares (4.4 acres)

  • Farming: sustainable, no use of herbicides or pesticides

  • Time of harvest: beginning of September

  • Winemaking process: alcoholic and malolactic fermentation in used 2,000-liter French oak casks 12 months in 2,000-liter French oak casks transfer to stainless steel vats for 24 months before bottling