Valdobbiadene Superiore di Cartizze Brut

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GRAPE VARIETY: 100% Glera.

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

VINEYARDS: Vineyards located in the historical area of "Cartizze" at an altitude of approximately 300 MASL.

SOIL AND WEATHER: The soil is rocky and very well chemically balanced. 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: The name, "CARTIZZE", indicates the famous and exclusive hilly region, characterized by a rocky soil with a balanced chemical constitution and constant humidity where prosecco grapes ripen very slowly and enjoy the advantage of having a very rich and complete acid and harmonious complement.

ANALYTICAL DATA: Alcohol content 11%, total acidity 5.6 g/l, Residual sugar 2 g/l.

COLOUR: Straw yellow with greenish tinges.

BOUQUET: Elegant and gently fruity with overtones of apple, pear and peach.

TASTE: Fruity, delicate, balanced and creamy.

SERVING SUGGESTIONS: Excellent as an aperitif and as an accompaniment to any meal.

SERVING TEMPERATURE: 6/8 °C.

 

 

Bottle photo