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Fausto (de Pizzato) Chardonnay

2013 was the first vintage ever for this wine. Grapes from DR FAUSTO Vineyard which in former years were used to make sparkling wines; the plot with a low production per plant (different clone) was set apart to make this still wine.

Hightlights

  • 90 points at Decanter Wine Magazine
  • British Airways Business Class in 2014
  • 88-90 points in several tastings
  • Exported to: USA, England, Finland, France etc.
Colheitas
  • Proposta

    Wine Features

    Clear, pure, fresh, rich and balanced wine. Winery/Family owned vineyards. From the best plots of Pizzato’s Dr Fausto vineyard established on 1990s. Very exclusive and limited production.No OAK.

  • Degustação

    Tasting Notes

    Clear, bright, yellow pale with green traces;  fine and elegant, with green apple, pearl, apricot, pineapple syrup, white flowers and minerality; dry, fresh, well balanced, medium bodied, medium to long finish.. *average perceived

  • Harmonização

    Food Pairing

    Light and not so spiced fish dishes, white-sauce pastas, fresh cold salads and seafood.

  • Serviço

    Serving

    The best drinking temperature range is 6 – 9 oC (42 – 48 oF).

  • Colheita

    Specific Vintage Information

    Harvest dates: February 2018 Bottles: 6.700 750ml bottles (numbered) and 10.900 187ml bottles, bottled at origin as a single lot. Tech data: Alcohol (% vol.) : 12.5 Total acidity (tartaric acid equiv. g/l): 6.8 Residual sugar (g/l) : 1.7  pH: 3.38  Barrel stage (months): 0

  • Vinhedo

    Vineyard

    Name: Dr Fausto Region: Serra Gaúcha Viticultural Area Location: 28°57'45.72"S, 51°48'33.74"O, 460 m.a.s.l. Vineyard Design: N-S row orientation, VSP. Soil: rocky clay basaltic origin Harves: hand picked

  • Elaboração

    Winemaking

    The grapes were de-stemmed, crushed and gently pneumatic-pressed. Then wine was clarified and fermented with very low temperatures to retain floral and fruit characters. NO oak aging or fermenting..