Feudi del Pisciotto Chardonnay Ferretti 2016
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"Sicily is renowned not only for red but also for white wines. Chardonnay is perhaps the best adapted grape to the Sicilian terroir. The winemaking os this balanced wine is entrusted to Alessandro Cellai, who is also the winemaker and managing director of the Tuscan estates, Castellare and Rocca di Frasinello.

"Intense straw yellow color. Nose of yellow peach and pineapple. Fresh and energetic with notes of mature tropical fruit, bread crust and a soft, ... read more
Item ID: #33685
Shelf at store:11d
Size: 750mL (wine)
Closure: Cork

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"Sicily is renowned not only for red but also for white wines. Chardonnay is perhaps the best adapted grape to the Sicilian terroir. The winemaking os this balanced wine is entrusted to Alessandro Cellai, who is also the winemaker and managing director of the Tuscan estates, Castellare and Rocca di Frasinello.

"Intense straw yellow color. Nose of yellow peach and pineapple. Fresh and energetic with notes of mature tropical fruit, bread crust and a soft, fresh, mineral finish. Pairs well with fish, seafood and medium aged cheeses."~Winery Notes

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"Feudi del Pisciotto consists of 82 acres of vineyards planted in 2002 that sit at 820 feet above sea level just under four miles as the crow flies from the sea. The property, therefore, benefits from two climatic moderators: the elevation, which allows the vineyards to enjoy the sea breeze, and the sea itself, a great mitigator of temperature. Located in the triangle created by Piazza Almerina (known for its extraordinary and intact Roman villa), Caltagirone (famous for its ceramics) and Vittoria (famous for Cerasuolo di Vittoria, the only Sicilian DOCG), the vineyards of Feudi del Pisciotto dedicate half their vines to the red king of the island, Nero d'Avola, and half to international varieties such as Cabernet, Merlot, Semillon and Gew├╝rztraminer. Inside the winery, Feudi del Pisciotto prides itself on combining history with high technology in the cellar in order to reach the highest levels of the Sicilian wine production. Part of the Pisciotto reserve, famous for its beauty, the abundance of cork oaks and the presence of many other species of vegetation, Feudi del Pisciotto also enjoys relics of it long history, including an extraordinary millstone that was once used by the Romans to make wine. Inspired to preserve the rich history that surrounds them, Feudi del Pisciotto collaborated some of Italy's finest fashion designers, including Versace, Valentino, Missoni, Carolina Marengo, Alberta Ferretti, Gianfranco Ferr├ę and Giambattista Valli, to create the packaging for Pisciotto's designer wine line. A portion of the proceeds from these modern wines is donated to the restoration of fine Sicilian art."

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