Erbaluce Crio

Pronunciation of “Erbaluce Crio”


Grape Varietal: Erbaluce Crio
Pronunciation: “Air-bah-loo-chay”
Tasting Notes: Well balanced sweetness and acidity with intense hints of vanilla and sage.
Food Pairing: Delicate starters, fish, white meat, Asian foods
Serving Notes: 12C
Grape History: The Roman Emperors favored this ancient heirloom grape
Region: Piedmont, Italy
Harvest: Mid/late September
Vinification: Dry ice maceration below 0C, fermentation at a controlled temperature of 16C
Aging: 10 months in stainless steel tanks in contact with lees
Bottling: During summer, with waning moon
Alcoholic Content: 12-12.5% by volume
Sugar: ≤5 g/l
Total Acidity: 6,5 g/l
Location: Nearby the village of Cuceglio, North of Torino
Altitude: 370 m above sea level
Soil: Acid, rocky
Density: 1200-1300 plants per Ha
Trimming Technique: Traditional, handmade
Structure: Pergola Canavese


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