refined and delicate, yet lingering and balanced with typical fruity notes, a glassful from the Valdobbiadene hills
Name and Denomination
Conegliano Valdobbiadene Prosecco Superiore D.O.C.G.
Grape variety 100% Glera.
Alcohol content 11% vol. 18 g/l is its sugar content
Optimal serving temperature 4-6° C
ideal as an aperitif. It matches perfectly with fi sh hours d’ouvres, crustaceans and with fish and vegetables risottos. Excellent with custard pastries and dried cakes of all types.
vineyards (12 acres) located in the hilly area north of Treviso,
between the towns of Valdobbiadene and Conegliano.
the winemaking begins when the grapes reach the right degree of maturation, in order to obtain good acidity and a higher freshness sensation in the mouth during the tasting of this important wine. The grapes are transferred to the winery, where they are destemmed and pressed. After this, they are softly pressed again and the must is immediately separated from the skins, cooled and then clarifi ed throughthe fl otation process. Once this process is over, selected yeasts are added to the clarifi ed must in order to begin the alcoholic fermentation at a controlled temperature of 18-20° C. After this, the temperature of the wine is lowered again to 8-10° C. To facilitate the clearing of the wine, then follows a simple clarifi cation process and then 8 to 10 days later it is subjected to the fi rst racking. The result of this complex but skillful process is our Prosecco sparkling wine intended to become D.O.C.G.
after the wine is fi ltered, the enologist adds the exact sugar content that is needed for the “presa di spuma”, and also the selected yeasts suitable for the production of sparkling wines. The wine is transferred into an autoclave at a
controlled temperature of 14-15°C where it accomplishes the second fermentation. When the pressure reaches 5 Atm, it is subjected to cold stabilization at a temperature of -2 to -0°C. Filtration and bottling then follows.
it needs to be best stored in a cool and dark cellar – note that its peak of aromatic freshness is expressed within the fi rst year of bottling.
to the eye, a nice level of froth is apparent, a good tone of straw yellow with hues of green is noticeable. Good perlage, brilliant and lively in the glass.
the impact is elegant, clear fruity notes of sour apple, acacia and glycine are perceived.
a delicate agreeable sensation at the mouth entry is followed by an excellent acidic taste. This full bodied, harmonic and balanced Valdobbiadene-Conegliano Prosecco Superiore D.O.C.G. Extra Dry has a very good persistence.
in 75 cl champagnotta bottles in boxes of 6.