Lapor white 2013
Grape variety: Chardonnay 40 %, Pinela 40 % and Rebula 20 %
Vineyard location: terraces, south
Soil structure: marl, sandstone
Harvesting: thinning the grapes when they soften, manual harvest
Vinification: fermentation of Chardonnay and Pinela in a stainless steel tank at controlled temperature until two thirds of sugar are fermented, then pouring it in an oak barrel, adding Rebula with grape skins, the following fermentation with maceration taking place at natural temperature
Maturation: maturation in an oak barrel for 24 months with mixing – stirring the lees (batonnage), then pouring into a stainless steel tank and maturation for 6 months
Bottling: no cleaning and filtration, maturation in bottles for 6 months, 2500 bottles
Alcohol: 13,0 % vol
Sulphites: 110 mg / l
Serving temperature: from 12 to 14°C
Wine features: The wine is gold yellow in colour. We can smell ripe yellow fruit, the presence of roasted hazelnuts and almonds. The taste is nicely warm, dry, fresh and mineral. In a long aftertaste we can feel a mild flavour of roasted and vanilla. The wine is harmonic, intense, full and ripe.
Combining with food: It goes well with smoked fish, veal, lamb,Fuzi with truffles, matured cheese.
Ageing potential: The wine is ripe and good to drink, but in years it will gain the harmony and drinkability. It will achieve its best after 7 years.