Prosecco DOC

Winemaker's note: A lovely Prosecco with a bouquet of apple and peach fruit. On the palate the flavors are ripe but still elegant with fuji apple, peach and fresh minerality. Delicate stream of bubbles on the finish.

Type: Sparkling wine
Appellation: Prosecco DOC
Varietal: 97% Glera, 3% Chardonnay
Vineyard Areas: Hills between Padova and Treviso
Training system: Dguyot and sylvoz
Vine density: 3,500 per hectare (1,400 per acre)
Yield of grapes in wine: 90 hl/ha (3,6 tons per acre)
Soil: Malm and clay
Harvest: Middle of September
Wine-making: The grapes are removed from the bunches and crashed. The juice, skins and seeds go for a soft pressing, where the skins and seeds are separated from the must. Then, the first fermentation takes place and last for about 15 days. The second fermentation will start in autoclave. After filtration and centrifugation the wine is bottled. Aging: Stainless steel tanks and 2 months in the bottle. Alcohol: 11%
Food Pairin: It pairs well as aperitif, with low-fat fish in a white sauce or grilled, with risotto in a white sauce, with fresh fruit and dry cookies.
Serving temperature: 6°- 8° C (43°- 47°F)
Glass type: Flute