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.
- 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.
2019 │ 2018 │ 2017
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
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
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
Name: Dr. Fausto Region: Serra Gaúcha Viticultural Area
Location: 28’57’45.72″S. 51’48’33.74″0, 460,m.a.s.l.Vineyard
Design: N-S row orientation, VSP. Soil: rocky clay basaltic origin Harves: hand picked
Light and not so spiced fish dishes, white-sauce pastas, fresh cold salads and seafood.
The grapes were de-stemmd, crushed and gently pneumatic-pressed. Then wine was clarified and fermented with very low temperatures to retain floral and fruit characteres. NO oak aging or fermenting.
The best drinking temperature range is 6 – 9º C (42 -48º F)