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Riserva "Aquila Reale" Millesimato has a truly rare elegance.
Obtained exclusively from Chardonnay grapes grown on the ancient Maso Sette Fontane estate in Valle di Cembra in Trentino. The vineyards lie at an altitude of 500 metres above sea level, and have been growing fine grapes for wine production since 1734.
On the nose, a bouquet of minerals is blended with hints of candied fruit and pineapple.
The palate is reminiscent of crusty bread, with balanced acidity and a long finish.
VINIFICATION: Manual harvesting in the first ten days of September, whole cluster soft pressing, static decantation of the must, temperature controlled fermentation in oak barrels (50%) and in stainless steel tanks (50%), ageing on the lees for about 12 months, secondary fermentation in the bottle; 72 months ageing on the lees. *"Fragile" shipping surcharge applies.
*"Fragile" shipping surcharge applies.
*89 Points Luca Gardini
*Gold Medal: Mundus Vini
*87 Points Wine Enthusiast
*93 Points Doctor Wine
GRAPES: 100% Chardonnay.
RECOMMENDED PAIRING: pairs well with a wide range of foods due to its structure. Amazing with seafood. This is a "special occasions" and celebration wine.
SERVING TEMPERATURE: 4-6°C
ALCOHOL CONTENT: 12.5%
WINE STORAGE: between 12 and 16°C, away from direct sources of light, avoiding excessively dry conditions.
Vendor: Cesarini Sforza