La Fratta Bianco
|Denomination||White IGT Toscana|
|Variety grapes||50% Chardonnay - 50% Viognier|
|The first vintage produced||2017|
|The altitude of the vineyard||270 m|
|The system of farming the vineyards||Spurred Cordon|
|Strains density (N/Ha)||6.500|
|Yield per hectare (Kg/Ha)||6.000|
|Period of harvest||First Week Of September|
|Aging||Steel With A Minimum Of 12 Months|
|Bottle aging||Minimum 12 Months|
|Medium Alcohol content||13,5%|
The grapes are hand-harvested, and placing it in small boxes, which is followed by a destemming-soft pressing and maceration on the skins for about 3 weeks.
At the end the following pressing equally soft and the wine is introduced, by gravity, into steel tanks until the end of malolactic fermentation.
Subsequently, a part of the wine is destined for ageing in oak barrels of small capacity, mainly barriques of 225 lt, for at least a year. Following the bottling, to preserve the original characteristics of the fruit, it is lightly filtered and capped with the corks of the best quality available on the market.
Color: straw yellow with intense golden reflections.
Perfume: sweet, floral, yellow flowers, broom, elderberry, orange flowers, wisteria, fruity flavours of yellow peach, bergamot and tropical fruits (papaya and pineapple). Notes of sweet spices of vanilla, white pepper, almonds, and hazelnuts, cream, beeswax and sensations balsamic and sage, fused with an intense mineral note of chalk.
Taste: sweet, fresh, soft, medium-bodied, floral and balsamic with a long, fruity aftertaste and mineral.
The floral notes of rose and violets and more refined leather, tobacco and spices make it suitable for pairings with: truffle risotto,pasta with meatsauce, roast duck,game,lamb, cheese, fish dishes.