Coppo Costebianche

Piedmont DOC, Piemonte

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

TRADE & MEDIA ASSETS /////////////////

2013 Coppo Costebianche Bottle

2013 Coppo Costebianche Label

2013 Coppo Costebianche Tasting Notes

2014 Coppo Costebianche Bottle

2014 Coppo Costebianche Label

2014 Coppo Costebianche Tasting Notes

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