The name Cervaro comes from the noble family that owned Castello della Sala during the XIV century, that stands on a promontory of the Umbria not far from Orvieto. Cervaro della Sala is one of the first Italian white wines to have malolactic fermentation and aging take place in barrique.
Aging: 5 months in barrique and 10 months in bottle
CLASSIFICATION: Umbria IGT
GRAPES: Chardonnay 85%, Grechetto 15%
COLOUR & BOUQUET: intense straw yellow with shades of green. The nose offers perceptible notes of chamomile and flint.
TASTE: The palate is savory with the characteristic and delicate sensations of vanilla and butter which meld gracefully into hints of tropical fruit to compose a well-defined bouquet.
FOOD PAIRINGS: warm fish appetizers, pasta with fish, risotto with mushrooms, white meat
ALCOHOL: 13% vol.
You can leave it in your cellar even more than 5 years!
Credits: Antinori winery