Cordero di Montezemolo

Elioro
Region

Piemonte

Variety

100% Chardonnay. Estate vineyard of 1.2 hectors planted in 1987 of personally and carefully selected vines. Situated in the municipality of La Morra, in the lowest part of Monfalletto at 750 feet ASL (220 m ASL). Rich, clayey, alkaline soil with eastern exposure.

Tasting notes

Intense yellow-gold; on the nose: citrus, grapefruit, banana, toasted hazelnut, honey and slight note of oak. In the mouth, fat,
powerful and fresh with a long, persistent finish.

Food Pairing

Given its substantial structure, this wine pairs particularly well with a wide range of dishes, from chicken galantine, seafood antipasti, crustacean first courses, soups (like minestrone or cream of mushroom, potatoes or leeks), salads with chicken. Excellent with seafood and fish.

Tech sheet Bottle Labels

Awards

James Suckling 2016 90
Wine Advocate 2015 90
Wine Spectator 2015 89
Wine Spectator 2014 89
James Suckling 2013 92
Wine Advocate 2013 91
Wine Spectator 2013 89
Wine Spectator 2012 90
James Suckling 2011 93
Wine Spectator 2011 90

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