The Campogrande Orvieto Classico from Santa Cristina in Umbria presents a brilliant, light yellow color in the wine glass. The first nose of the Campogrande Orvieto Classico presents nuances of pears, apples and quinces. The fruity parts of the bouquet are joined by even more fruity-balsamic nuances.
The Santa Cristina Campogrande Orvieto Classico presents itself to the connoisseur wonderfully dry. This white wine is never coarse or austere, as you would expect from a wine in the upper price range. On the palate, this light-footed white wine is characterized by an incredibly light, melting and crisp texture. The finish of this youthful white wine from the Umbria wine-growing region, Orvieto DOC to be precise, is convincing with a good aftertaste.
Vinification of Santa Cristina Campogrande Orvieto Classico
The basis for the elegant Campogrande Orvieto Classico from Umbria are grapes from the Greco Bianco and Trebbiano grape varieties. The grapes for this white wine from Italy are harvested exclusively by hand once optimum ripeness has been ensured. After being harvested by hand, the grapes are transported to the winery as quickly as possible. Here they are selected and carefully crushed. Fermentation then takes place in stainless steel tanks at controlled temperatures. Once it has finished, the Campogrande Orvieto Classico can continue to harmonize on the fine lees for several months.
Dining recommendations for Santa Cristina Campogrande Orvieto Classico
This white wine from Italy is best enjoyed chilled at 8 - 10°C with asparagus salad with quinoa, vegetable salad with beetroot or omelette with salmon and fennel.
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