2016 Elio Grasso Educato Langhe DOC Chardonnay
First vintage: 1990
Aspect and height above sea level: southeast-facing, 400-450 metres
Soil type: moderately loose-packed, slightly sandy, limestone-based
Vine training system and planting density: Modified Casarsa-trained at 4,500 vines per hectare
Average age of productive vines: 30 years
Harvest period and method: first 10 days of September, manual harvest
The vinification and ageing of the Langhe Chardonnay “Educato” takes place partly in stainless steel and partly in French oak barrique. Bottling takes place in May-June.