Extra Dry sparkling wine
Extra Dry sparkling wine.
80% Chardonnay, 10% Bombino, 10% Minutolo.
Counter-espalier (4.000 vines per ha).
San Marzano, Salento, Puglia. The area is about 150 meters above sea level, with high average temperatures, very poor rainfalls and a significant temperature range. The soil is mixed and calcareous.
End of August; handmade, morning and slightly early harvest to preserve the acidity.
A wine coming from entire grapes softly pressed, using only the first-pressing must, called “free-run juice” (55%) which afterwards ferments at low temperatures. The resulting wine is developed in autoclave in the “Charmat” method. After the second fermentation it remains in autoclave on its own yeasts for about a month.
In bottle at a controlled temperature.
A wine which preserves its organoleptic characteristics for 2 years.
Colour: straw yellow with net greenish reflections. Fine and persistent Perlage. Aroma: intense, pleasant and definitely fruity of white peach, rich of floral notes of elder and spicy ones of sage. Taste: fresh and lively, round and well-balanced with a considerable personality and pleasantness.
Best served with:
Excellent as aperitif, with fish starters and first courses.