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Scarbolo 'Lara Sunset Scent' Chardonnay 2016

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  • Size: 75cl
  • Vintage: 2016
  • ABV: 13,5%
  • Origin: Friuli Venezia/Italy
  • Grapes: Chardonnay

Description

The Scarbolo estate in Lauzacco is located only 15 km from the Italian border with Slovenia. Seven separate vineyards, comprising 30 hectares, are planted to traditional Friulian varieties — Friulano (formerly Tocai Friulano), Chardonnay, Sauvignon Blanc, Merlot, Cabernet and Pinot Grigio. 

The 'Lara Sunscent' comes from a single vineyard, planted in 1993, which was the same year that Valter's (proprietor) daughter Lara was born. After a short period of skin contact, the wine is pressed off into small oak barrels, where it completes fermentation and ages on the lees for 6 months. 

Golden yellow in colour with aromas of ripe peach and fresh grapefruit with a hint of vanilla. A beautiful individualistic wine, which shows great tension and balance, brought by the short period of skin maceration, prior to pressing. A wine to keep an eye on for the future.

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