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Arvià Langhe Arneis

ARVIà LANGHE ARNEIS DOC

IN THE VINEYARD Variety: 100% Arneis
Production area: A single vineyard within the Sorì del Ricchino, Diano d'Alba (CN).
Altitude and exposure: 350 m above sea level; Full west
Soil: Clayey with calcareous marls, in good percentage sandy; alkaline pH.
Year of planting: 2006
Type of growth: Guyot
Fertilizer: Natural manure, green manure
Soil management: Only hoeing and mowing in the rows
Harvest: By hand in small crates; first half of September
Yield per hectare: 65 hl

IN THE CELLAR Fermentation: Traditional in white. After stemming and soft pressing of the grapes, the must is cold and static settled for 2 days. The clean must is then fermented at a temperature of 13-15°C (55-59°F) for about 1 month in stainless steel tank.
Aging: In stainless steel without the use of wood barrels, to preserve freshness and flavors. It is left on yeasts for about 4 months. The steps of racking and natural clarification follow.
Bottling: Once bottled, it rests at least 2 months before being released on the market.
Release: 8 months after harvesting
Bottles produced: About 5.000

TASTING NOTES Brilliant straw yellow with delicate green reflections in the glass. Intense and balanced bouquet with hints of quince, yellow nectarine and acacia flowers. The palate is fresh with mineral notes and great acid-sweet equilibrium.

SERVING SUGGESTIONS Excellent as an aperitif. It goes wonderfully with starters, main spring courses and fish dishes.

SERVICE TEMPERATURE 8-10°C (46-50°F)

EVOLUTION It best expresses its characteristics in the first 3 years after harvesting.

ALCOHOL CONTENT 12.5 - 13% Vol.

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