Veneto, Italy

Bianco, Venice – 2017

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  • Label

    • The Label: In Giovanni Moretti’s creation the label has been replaced by a precious sheet of gold fashioned by the modern day descendent of the ancient Battiloro family. The leaf was applied by hand and the bottle was then re-fired in the ovens on the island of Murano.
  • Vineyard Profile

    • Grape Source: 100% Dorona
    • Location: Venice, island of Mazzorbo-Burano
    • Size: 1 hectare (2.47 acres)
    • Soil: Silty-sandy, rich in organic material and clay
    • Exposure: East to west, flat and level
    • Density: 4,000 (1,619 vines/acre)
    • Training: Guyot
  • Vintage Report

    • Harvest Date(s): First ten days of September
    • Yields: 1.10 Kg (2.42 pounds)
  • Vinification

    • Fermentation: In steel tanks; 16°/17° C (60.8°/62.8° F)
    • Maceration: 30 days
    • Aging: 48 months in cement tanks
  • Technical Information

    • Varietal Composition: 100% Dorona
    • Alcohol: 13% Volume
  • Tasting Notes

    • Deep golden color, the nose displays citrus peels, nuts, and blond tobacco. A suave bouquet. The palate, well structured and mouth-filling, is refreshing and lively. Notes of honey, chamomile, and spices appear in its dry savory finish. A persistent and intense after-taste. Plenty of rewards now with promises to age beautifully.