Madre Goccia

Madre Goccia

FACT SHEET

  • Type: White.
  • Classification: Typical Geographical Indication of Calabria.
  • Vine: White Greco and Chardonnay.
  • Production area: Calabria, east centre in the province of Crotone, in Carfizzi "Motta" resort.
  • Soil: clayey, calcareous.
  • Altimetry: from 200 to 300 metres above sea level.
  • Plant breeding system: espalier with a density of understocks of 5600 plants per hectare.
  • Climate: Mediterranean, with mild winters and warm and dry summers.
  • Grape harvest: manual, last week of September.
  • Yield per hectare of grapes: 60-70 q.li.
  • Vinification: destalking pressing, soft pressing, 60% yield in must flower on the grapes.
  • Ripening: in steel the White Greco and passage for two months in French durmast barriques the Chardonnay.
  • Refining: one months in bottles at a controlled temperature.
  • Tasting: Colour – Straw yellow with light greenish tints. Scent – Florid, complex and soft with light hints of dry apricot and exotic fruits. Flavour – Ample, pleasantly fruity
  • Alcoholic degree: 12,5% in vol.
  • Gastronomic coupling: enhanced by first courses of fish, shellfish and seafood.
  • Service temperature: 8-10 °C.