Chardonnay La Foa DOC, Colterenzio

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Award Winning Chardonnay La Foa DOC, Colterenzio

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Tasting Note

Pale yellow with glints of green, nutty on the nose with a hint of exotic fruits such as mango and honeydew melon over a discreet aroma of oak. Full and broad on the palate, its richness is cut by firm acidity.

Online exclusive: this wine is available to buy on our website, and not in our Bath shop. If you wish to collect from our shop, simply order online and select the ‘free collection’ option at the checkout. Your wine will be available for you to collect within three business days.

Product Information

  • White Wine

  • White - Rich & Complex

  • Colterenzio 'Classici'

  • Italy

  • Alto Adige

  • Chardonnay

  • 2016

  • Drink now or keep for 2-3 years

  • 75cl

  • Cork

  • 14.5%

  • Vegan

  • Yes

  • Gold Medal Sommelier Wine Awards 2019

Winemaking

The vineyard is located in Girlan, on calcareous and red soils at 450 m above sea level. Harvest is carried out in mid September with a yield of 45 hectolitres per hectare. The grapes are carefully placed whole and undamaged into the press. The juice is then transferred to 225 litre French oak barrels, where it is fermented at 24° C. After this, the young wine undergoes malolactic fermentation and is matured on the fine lees. After 11 months' barrel ageing, the wine is matured subsequently for several months in bottle prior to release.

Food Recommendation

It is excellent enjoyed on its own, or with Italian pasta dishes, grilled fish and dishes of white meats.

Press

  • A hit with our judges, and a clear candidate for Gold, this showed ‘oak and minerality on the nose, leading to more well-integrated oak on the palate, with some toasted sesame and good fruit, too’, according to Street XO’s Raphael Thierry, while team leader Angela Reddin found ‘white peach, crème anglaise and lemon posset, leading to a crunchy palate of cashews and lime’. ‘Lovely, delicate and light on the nose, yet very deep and complex on the palate,’ concluded Quentin Loisel of Restaurant Sat Bains.

    • Sommelier Wine Awards 2019
    • Gold Medal

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Click & Collect

Our free in-store collection service is available on via our website, or can be arranged by calling us on 01225 322810. Orders will be available for collection from the Great Western Wine Shop, Unit 3-4, Wells Road, Bath, BA2 3AP only. Please be aware handling time can be up to 48 hours (business hours) from point of ordering. You will be notified by the Customer Service team when your order is ready for collection. When collecting your order, please ensure you bring a valid photo ID, card used for payment along with a copy of your order. This can be a printed copy or you can show a copy of the email confirmation on your phone or tablet. If you are unable to collect your order within 30 days of purchase, your order will be cancelled and payment refunded.

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