70% Chardonnay, 30% Garganega
Production area: Veneto – Berici Hills (Alonte, Vicenza, Italy)
Vineyard location: 150 m above sea level
Growing system: pergoletta, about 3.000 plants/hectar
Harvest: Handmade in small crates.
Wine-making process: soft presssing of the grapes, controlled fermentation at 16-18° C.
Second in-bottle fermentation following the Traditional Method, with 36 months minimum ageing on the lees.
Wine description: A delicate bead in the glass of soft golden color. The nose blossoms with citric notes of lemon zest, and a fine thread of white peach and salty hints. On the palate, an ideal balance betweend tense mineral sensations and crisp acidity, rounded out with final notes of almond – typical of the indigenous Garganega grape.
Matching: Great aperitif or matched with raw shellfish or a squid tempura.
Alcohol: 11,5% vol.
Best served: 6-8° C
Bottle format: lt 0.75
Sparkling wines are classified according to the dose, the level of sugars present on finish.
Vinitaly wine fair - First presented - vintage 2014