Le Monde

Chardonnay – 2015

Region: Italy - Fruli Venizia Giulia

Le Monde

Le Monde lies between the banks of the Livenza and Meduna rivers, close to the border between the provinces of Treviso and Pordenone in Friuli Grave. The winery headquarters, built in the eighteenth century maintains the architectural characteristics of the time. Originally property of the Pistoni family, the wine farm together with the vineyards was acquired Alex Maccan in 2008. Alex is now the owner and winemaker.

Grapes / Soils

Chardonnay Planted 1991 Clay and Calcareous 3 ha

The Wine

Vineyard Profile
  • Denomination:  Doc Friuli Grave
  • Soil:  Argillaceious, calcareous, rich in micro-elements
  • yield per Hectare:  90q/hectare
  • Training System:  Guyot, with a density of 4000 plants/ha
  • Vineyard age:  25 years
Harvest Notes
  • Harvest:  Early September
  • Vinification:  After a brief decantation, the must is transferred and fermented at a controlled temperature.  Once fermentation is completed it remains in contact with the fine dregs until March.
  • Cellaring potential:  3-4 years from production
Winemaker's Notes
  • Color:  Bright straw yellow
  • Serving Temp:  Approx. 8-10°C
  • Nose & Taste:  Distinctive and elegant with fruity notes of apple, banana, vanilla and a fragrant aroma of white flowers.  Fresh, lively and highly pleasurable with optimal persistence.
  • Pairings:  Excellent as an aperitif, goes well with soups, risotto, white meat and fish courses.
Wine Summary
  • Made from Chardonnay grapes.
  • Vine age – planted 1991.
  • Grown on soils of Clay and limestone.
  • Fermented in stainless steel.
  • Aged on the lees for 6 months in stainless steel and, 2-3 months in the bottle.
Technical Information
  • Grape Variety:  Chardonnay 100%
  • Alcohol:  13.0%

 

General Info

Country Italy
Region Friuli Venezia Giulia
Appellation(s) DOC Friuli Grave
Proprietors Alex Maccan
Founded 1970
Winemaker Giovanni Ruzzene
Annual Production 220,000 Bottles
Farming (Sustainable, organic, biodynamic) Sustainable