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Technical detailsVarieties 100% Pinot Grigio
Total Acidity: 6.12 g/l
Alcohol Content: 12.3% vol
Residual Sugar: 2.97 g/l
This Pinot Grigio is clean and bright greenish-yellow in color, with fresh fruity aromas on the nose recalling pears and apples. The palate presents well-balanced acidity with a mineral touch. Fruity and elegant.
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Climate & Soils
The climate in the central zone is Mediterranean with a broad difference between daytime and nighttime temperatures, summer highs above 30ºC, and an average humidity of 55–60%. The temperatures are lower in the sectors closest to the Andes, due to the cold mountain air. The daily temperatures oscillation is lower in the sectors closest to the Coastal Mountains due to the maritime influence. A selection of vineyards planted on silty soils with excellent drainage near the Andes has been carefully combined with vineyards close to the Coastal Mountains with heavier silt and clay soils.
The grapes were gently harvested to avoid extreme maceration and they are pressed whole cluster to extract as lower phenols as possible. The juice is fermented clean and with cold temperatures, between 12-14°C, during a period of 15 to 30 days, to ensure maximum typicity and freshness.
Suggested Food Pairings
Ideal with white meats, especially chicken and fish such as salmon. It also pairs very well with meats served with creamy sauces or with spicy food such as curry.
The climate of the central zone is Mediterranean with a great thermal oscillation between day and night and an average humidity between 55% and 60% and maximum temperatures during the summer above 30 ° C.
Soil and surface
At the foot of the Andes mountain range the soil is silty and of excellent drainage, it is carefully combined with the soils located in the area near the Cordillera de la Costa which are heavier and have a combination of silt and clay.