Coppo Costebianche Chardonnay

Piemonte DOC, Piemonte

Costebianche is the youngest Chardonnay produced by Coppo. This wine gets its name from the vineyards planted in naturally white soils of clay and calcareous marl.

Tasting Notes

  • COLOR: straw yellow with greenish reflections
  • NOSE: floral notes and apple, white peach and citrus fruits
  • TASTE: fresh, round, pleasantly savory

PAIRINGS: Vegetables in aspic, gazpacho, stuffed zucchini flowers, and sole meunière.

  • APPELLATION: Piemonte DOC
  • GRAPE VARIETY: Chardonnay
  • EXPOSURE: south - southeast – southwest
  • SOIL COMPOSITION: calcareous clay marl
  • VINEYARD ALTITUDE: 650 ft a.s.l.
  • TRAINING SYSTEM: Guyot
  • VINEYARD DENSITY: 4,000 plants per hectare
  • HARVESTING PERIOD: August 2017
  • HARVEST: selection in vineyards of the healthiest, ripest grapes hand collected in 40 lb picking baskets
  • VINIFICATION AND FINING: after the soft pressing, 20% of the must is fermented and aged on fine lees in french oak barrels of second and third year, malolactic partially carried out
  • ALCOHOL: 12.58% vol
  • TOTAL ACIDITY: 5.76 g/l
  • pH: 3.29

Costebianche is the youngest Chardonnay produced by Coppo. Costebianche means "white slopes". The wine owes its name to the color of the soil of the vineyards, which are planted in naturally white soils of clayey-calcareous marl.

Tasting Notes

  • NOSE: floral notes, apple, white peach, and citrus fruits
  • TASTE: fresh and round, pleasantly savory

Vegetables in aspic, gazpacho, stuffed zucchini flowers, and sole meunière.

  • APPELLATION: Piemonte DOC
  • GRAPE VARIETY: Chardonnay
  • EXPOSURE: south - southeast – southwest
  • SOIL COMPOSITION: calcareous clay marl
  • VINEYARD ALTITUDE: 650 ft a.s.l.
  • TRAINING SYSTEM: Guyot
  • VINEYARD DENSITY: 4,000 plants per hectare
  • HARVESTING PERIOD: September 2014
  • HARVEST: selection in vineyards of the healthiest, ripest grapes hand collected in 40 lb picking baskets
  • VINIFICATION AND FINING: after the soft pressing, 20% of the must is fermented and aged on fine lees in french oak barrels of second and third year, malolactic partially carried out
  • ALCOHOL: 11.92 % vol
  • TOTAL ACIDITY: 5.51 g/l
  • pH: 3.26

Costebianche is the youngest Chardonnay produced by Coppo. Costebianche means "white slopes". The wine owes its name to the color of the soil of the vineyards, which are planted in naturally white soils of clayey-calcareous marl.

Tasting Notes

  • NOSE: floral notes, apple, white peach, and citrus fruits
  • TASTE: fresh and round, pleasantly savory

Vegetables in aspic, gazpacho, stuffed zucchini flowers, and sole meunière.

  • Grape variety: Chardonnay
  • Exposure: south – southeast – southwest
  • Soil composition: calcareous clay marl
  • Vineyard altitude: 650 ft a.s.l.
  • Training system: Guyot
  • Vineyard density: 4,000 plants per hectare
  • Harvest: selection in vineyards of the healthiest, ripest grapes hand collected in 40 lb picking baskets
  • Vinification and fining: after the soft pressing, 20% of the must is fermented and aged on fine lees in french oak barrels of second and third year; partial malolactic fermentation
  • Alcohol: 12.12 % vol
  • Total acidity: 5.88 g/l
  • pH: 3.32

  • 90

    points

    James Suckling, James Suckling, November 2015

    "A fresh and clean white with apple, lemon and hints of wood. Full body, bright acidity and a delicious finish."

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