||The first vintage of Chardonnay Castello della Sala was produced in 1994. The estate of Castello della Sala, acquired in 1940 by the Antinori family, is located about 18 km from Orvieto. The Castle is a very good example of medieval military architecture and its microclimate, cooler than average, is ideal for producing wines such as whites and Pinot Noir
||Umbria - IGT. The grapes come from vineyards of Castello della Sala situated at a height between 200 and 400 meters above sea level
||The spring temperatures and excellent water availability have fostered good germination of all varieties, even slightly earlier than average, followed by optimal conditions for flowering and fruit set. The rainfall that has characterized the first part of the summer, has allowed the plants to maintain a good balance of vegetation even in the hot month of August providing a total ripening, plus the temperature differential between day and night and good water availability have allowed grapes to ripen gradually arriving at harvest, which began towards the second fortnight of August, very healthy and turgid
|Composition of the land
||Soil derived from marine fossil sediments with clay infiltration
||The grapes come from vineyards of Castello della Sala situated at a height between 200 and 400 meters above sea level in soil derived from marine fossil sediments with infiltration of clay. The clusters are picked that have been cooled and piped into special storage tanks to maintain the temperature at 10 ° C without altering the characteristics of grape varieties. After several hours of skin contact, the "juice" was transferred to French oak barriques (Allier and Troncais) was held in part that the alcoholic and malolactic fermentation
||Is followed by a period of aging in wood for about five months after which the wine was blended and bottled.
||Price Antinori Castello della Sala Chardonnay Bramito Del Cervo 2017 € 12.00