Astraio Viognier DOC

The name "Astraio" pays homage to Astraeus, the Greek Titan-god of the stars, planets, and the art of astrology.

VINTAGE
2013

APPELLATION
Maremma Toscana DOC

AREA
Maremma, Tuscany

GRAPES
100% Viognier

VINIFICATION
The wine is placed in stainless steel tanks and aged for eight months on the lees (a process known as "sur lie"), which gives it a distinctive aroma and taste. Afterwards, it is aged an additional three months in bottle. The sur lie wines are bottled directly from the lees without racking; this method is used for filtering the wine.

COLOR
Straw yellow with greenish hues

BOUQUET
An all-encompassing nose with clear floral hints of acacia, honeysuckle, and juniper flowers, as well as fruity notes of lychee and white peaches

PALATE
Well balanced with medium-plus acidity; delicately aromatic and enjoyably sapid with a touch of minerals on the finish

FOOD PAIRINGS
Delectable with braised chicken, stuffed trout, and an assortment of shellfish

SERVING TEMPERATURE
62°F - 64°F

ALCOHOL LEVEL
14%

BOTTLE SIZE
750 mL

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