Wine Alto Adige Cornell Chardonnay Formigar DOC 2007, 1.5 L
Wine of pale yellow color with a greenish tint.
The wine has a full, balanced flavor with notes of melon, honeydew, fruit salad with whipped cream and nuts. Good acidity, delicate shade of oak, long and juicy finish.
The wine has aromas of honeydew melon and fruit with subtle hints of nuts.
Wine is an excellent aperitif, a well as complements fish dishes, seafood, risotto, white meat and pasta specialties.
Kornayyano vineyards lie on the gentle hills, "polished" runs in the valley of the Adige glaciers back in the Ice Age. In the XV century Archbishop Sigismund built in the current commune Kolterentsio majestic castle, now almost destroyed, but preserved on the labels of wines Colterenzio. Archbishop above all appreciated the wine very Kornayyano and contributed to the development of vineyards, although the wine is made, of course, since the days of the Romans. According to legend, 15 BC, almost immediately after the area was occupied by the advance units of the Romans, a citizen Cornelius built a winery Kornelianum (Cornelianum) - hence the name of the village, and the brand one of the top lines of wines Kolterentsio - Cornell .
Cornell - a broad range of top-end varietal Kolterentsio in modern international style wines from specific vineyards. And each variety - Pinot Blanc, Chardonnay, Gewurztraminer, Lagreyn, Pinot Noir, Muscat - is growing at such a site that suits him best. Formigara - is the name of an ancient castle in South Tyrol. Ageing potential of wine is 5-8 years.