Area of production :
Southwest Sicily, Tenuta by Contessa Entellina.
Altitude : from 200 to 600 m s.l.m.
Orography : hilly.
Soils : Franco-argillosis at sub-alkaline reaction. Total limestone from 20 to 35%. Rich in nutrients (potassium, magnesium, calcium, iron, manganese, zinc).
Rearing and pruning : Counterspalliera, with wooden poles and steel wires ;
speronated cordon pruning, leaving 6 to 8 gems for each plant.
Plant density : from 4,500 to 6,000 plants per hectare.
Made per hectare : about 40 q.li/ha.
in steel, at controlled temperature.
Affinity : 5-6 months on the noble feccine, part in rots (barriques and tonneaux of Burgundy) and part in small concrete vats ; finally in bottle for about 24 months.
NOTE OF DEGUSTATION
in colour is golden yellow ; in the nose, the sentiners of the Mediterranean stain in particular the sage, which is well amalgamated to the sentries of ripe yellow fruit. In the mouth you feel great
minerality and length, with light aroma of vanilla and butter derived from a sapient use of wood. Result
of a selection of the best Chardonnay grapes from the different plots belonging to the DOP
Longevity : great potential for aging, over 10 years.
LIVING THE WINE
Food & wine : perfect with smoked fish, first dishes of Sicilian cuisine, pasta at Norma, mushroom sformats, salted white meats and elaborate. Semistagate cheeses. Serving it in large chalices of good height, it can be stoked at the moment, otherwise 30 earlier.
Great at 11-13 °C.
Situations : For important and formal occasions, we recommend it to accompany a special moment, such as your wedding lunch.
Art and wine : it was born in 1992 as Chiarandà del Merlo from the name of the two vineyards in which Ansonic and Chardonnay grapes are produced. After 10 years the name simplifies in Chiarandà and the label enriches itself with a female presence that tells of its complexity and refinement. First vintage : 1992.
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