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Principi di Butera - Chardonnay

Principi di Butera - Chardonnay

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Alcohol percentage 13.0
Bottle volume ml 750ml
Brand Principi di Butera
Gift box No
Country of origin Italy
Varietal Chardonnay

Description

The must from grapes picked during the first week in August for the Principi di Butera Chardonnay began its fermentation in stainless steel at a controlled temperature of 20°C (68°F.). It was then partly racked into medium toast oak 350-liter (92 gallon) tonneaux where it continued to ferment for about 20 days. Long maturation on its own lees was followed by a few months’ bottle ageing.

Tasting Notes

  • Appearance Appearance
    Straw yellow with pale golden highlights
  • Nose Nose
    Broad, with hints of pineapple, mango and ripe fruit, underpinned by sweetish vanilla tones.
  • Palate
    Dry yet well-balanced, with an elegant touch of toasted almonds setting the fruity notes. Good zesty acidity and velvety fruit.

Awards

  • 2007
    Silver
    Mundus Vini

Sommelier Review

“The Sicilian Chardonnay (just 10% of the wine sees contact with oak) is a balanced value wine with easy fruit tones that appear well-matched to the wine’s zesty acidity and streamlined style. There’s a very distant touch of toasted almond on the close that adds a smidgen of extra richness and intensity.”

Michael Leitner

Food pairings

  • Seafood
  • Pork
  • Salad

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