Country: Italy Region: Tuscany Vintage: 2019
Varietal: Chardonnay Category: White Wine Color: White
Castello della Sala is located in the Umbria region, not far from the Tuscan border, about 18 kilometers from the historic city of Orvieto. The Medieval castle’s property extends over an area of 500 hectares (1235 acres), 170 hectares (420 acres) are planted with vineyards at an altitude that varies between 220 and 470 meters above sea level (722/1541 feet) on the gently rolling hillsides that characterize the beautiful countryside in this area. Castello della Sala is the perfect place for growing white varieties. The vines grow in clay and calcareous based soils, rich in fossil shells, and they are well exposed to the rising of the sun with an excellent difference of temperature between day and night. The one exception to the rule is Pinot Noir, the only red variety that has found in this area ideal growing conditions to best express its full potential.
Bramito is produced from the vineyards surrounding the medieval castle at Castello della Sala. One variety that thrives in this terroir is Chardonnay. The vineyards are on soils rich in fossil deposits with veins of clay that give the wine minerality and elegance.
Bramito barrel fermented in French Allier and Toncais oak which gives an elegant richness to this wine, yet the oak is very subtle.
This is a delicious white wine with attractive aromas of peaches and apricots .
The palate is dry with refreshing acidity and lots of subtle ripe peach fruits with a long lingering finish and great length. ideal as an aperitif or with creamy dishes. This wine would enhance the flavour of lot of different foods.
Food Suggestion: Enjoy with creamy pasta, seafood and white meats.