Father's Eyes is a 100% Chardonnay from Di Lenardo. A smoky Chardonnay that connects Friuli with the US, being the only white wine from Di Lenardo that is aged in American Oak barriques.
You'll notice notes of hazelnut and vanilla with backgrounds notes of creamy apple pastry, as well as a lemon meringue. A richer style but that does meet some refreshing acidity with the citrus notes.
Typology: White wine
Production Area: Venezia Giulia IGT
Grape Variety: 100% Chardonnay
Harvesting: By hand in September
Fermentation and refinery: Partial fermentation for three months in new American wood barriques. Then they are left to mature on lees, undergoing a 100% malolactic fermentation.
Temperature for Serving: 12°C
Tasting Notes: Smoky with notes of vanilla and hazelnut from oak aging. Bright and fresh, juicy acidity complement the notes that remind of creamy apple pastry, lemon meringue, and graham crackers.
Serving Suggestions: Grilled veal or roast chicken, rich and fatty seafood like halibut, mature cheese and mushroom dishes.