Sintema Falanghina Campi Flegrei DOC from Cantine Babbo
WINE: Campi Flegrei Falanghina DOC
GRAPE VARIETY: Falanghina 100%
PRODUCTION ZONE: Comunes of Bacoli and Pozzuoli
GROWING METHOD: Cordon trained and spur-pruned
AGE OF VINES: From 10 to 30 years old
HARVEST PERIOD: Beginning of October
HARVEST METHOD: Manual with selection of grape cluster
VINIFICATION: Soft pressing to separate grape skins from the juice, fermentation in steel vats with selected yeasts and meticulous analytical and sensorial testing
CONTROLLED TEMPERATURE: Yes.
- fermentation temperature between 14°C and 18°C
- primary fermentation temperature 12°C
FERMENTATION PERIOD: Around 10 days
MALOLACTIC FERMENTATION: No.
PRIMARY FERMENTATION: In steel vats
STABILISATION: Tartaric at a temperature below 0°C for at least 10 days
SECONDARY FERMENTATION: In bottle for at least 4 to 6 months
ALCOHOL CONTENT: From 11.5% to 12.5%
TOTAL ACIDITY: From 4.5 to 5.5 g/l
RESIDUAL SUGAR: Less than 1 g/l
COLOUR: Straw yellow with green highlights.
AROMA: Rich variety of delicate floral and fruit notes, an intense and persistent bouquet with hints of citrus fruit, pineapple, banana, ripe pear and Mediterranean flowers
FLAVOUR: Dry, fresh with nice acidity, good structure and a round pleasant bitter almond finish.
FOOD PAIRING: As an aperitif, or an accompaniment to fish and shellfish dishes, white meats and fresh cheeses.