"Cuvée Solicum" Conegliano Valdobbiadene Prosecco Superiore DOCG Extra Dry

GRAPE VARIETY: 100% Glera.

CULTIVATION METHOD: Vertical trellis (Sylvoz, Guyot) with planting patterns from 4000 to 4500 vines per hectare.

VINEYARDS: A group of vineyards in the areas of San Pietro di Feletto, Refrontolo, Col San Martino and Miane.

SOIL AND WEATHER: A hilly region that guarantees the maximum sun exposure. The weather is particularly cool and aerated, ideal to preserve the scent and the acidity of the product.

GRAPE HARVEST: Grapes are collected at medium ripening in order to preserve the acid component. The grape harvest generally takes place in September.

FERMENTATION: Bunches are harvested manually and once they reach the wine-cellar, they are gently pressed. Then, a slow fermentation takes place in steel reservoirs with indigenous yeasts in order to preserve the peculiarity of the product to the maximum. After cleaning the wine, it starts the sparkling wine production process in in stainless steel tanks.

RIPENESS: The vintage sparkling wine is bottled as from December and after a short ripening period in bottle, it is ready to be consumed.

REMARKS: The Prosecco is the typical white wine of the area between Conegliano and Valdobbiadene. It is a wine with delicate flowery and fruity overtones, a persistent acidity and a balanced body. The full potential of the Prosecco can be developed at 8-10 months from the date of bottling.

ANALYTICAL DATA: Alcohol content 11.5%, total acidity 6.1 g/l, residual sugar 16 g/l.

COLOUR: Straw yellow with greenish tinges.

BOUQUET: Delicate, lively, the notes of wild flowers and fruit blend into a harmonious whole of rare finesse.

TASTE: On the palate it has beautiful and lively creamy consistency that blendes well with its softness.

SERVING SUGGESTIONS: Particularly suitable as an aperitif. Emphasizes dishes based on fish and also great when accompanied with dry biscuits.

SERVING TEMPERATURE: 6/8 °C.

 

AWARDS:      
       
 Award SILVER MEDAL IWC 2016 U.K. 
 Award SILVER MEDAL IWSC 2016 U.K.
Award GOLD MEDAL SWA 2015 U.K.
Award SILVER MEDAL IWSC 2015 U.K.
Award SILVER MEDAL SWA 2014 U.K.
Award SILVER MEDAL IWSC 2014 U.K.
Award GOLD MEDAL SOMMELIER WINE AWARDS 2013 U.K.
Award BRONZE MEDAL IWSC 2013 U.K.
Award GOLD MEDAL DECANTER 2012 U.K.
Award SILVER MEDAL IWSC 2012 U.K.
BOLLICINE DA OSCAR GAMBERO ROSSO 2012  Italy

Bottle photo