"Millesimato Rive di Soligo" Prosecco Superiore DOCG Dry

SOLIGO millesimato 2017

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 Rive di Soligo steep hills at the core of Prosecco DOCG area, with reduce yields per hectare.

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 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: 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%, total acidity 5.8 g/l, residual sugar 25 g/l.

COLOUR: Straw yellow with greenish tinges.

BOUQUET: Delicate, bright, floral and fruity scents blend into a harmonic uniquely refined complex.

TASTE: Slightly soft, balanced, sapid, pleasant acidic and fruity, with contained smoothness.

SERVING SUGGESTIONS: Optimal between meals. It can be splendidly paired with pastries and more refined sweets.

SERVING TEMPERATURE: 6/8 °C.

 

AWARDS:      
       
 Award BRONZE MEDAL DECANTER 2017 U.K.
 Award SILVER MEDAL IWSC 2016 U.K.
Award BRONZE MEDAL DECANTER 2015 U.K.
Award BRONZE MEDAL IWSC 2015 U.K.
Award SILVER MEDAL IWSC 2014 U.K.
Award TROPHY IWSC 2013 U.K.
Award GOLD OUTSTANDING IWSC 2013 U.K.
Award SILVER MEDAL IWC 2012 U.K.
Award SILVER MEDAL IWSC 2012 U.K.
Score 86/100 WINE SPECTATOR   U.S.A.

 

Bottle photo