Elio Grasso

2016 Elio Grasso Educato Langhe DOC Chardonnay


Current stock: 24

Grape: 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.