PROSECCO DOC – Brut
Type: Spumante Brut
AREA OF ORIGIN
Variety : 100 % Glera
Alcohol content : 11.0% vol.
Production area : Veneto – province of Treviso
Analysis : pH 3.20 – total acidity 5.60 g/l – sugar 10 g/l
Type of terrain : hilly and flat, morainic , medium clayey texture
Elevation : 98 – 990 Ft. a.s.l.
Harvest : August/September
Fermentation : primary fermentation takes place at controlled
temperature on selected yeasts
Prise de mousse : at low temperature in tanks
Ageing in bottle : approx. 1 month
Foam : fine lingering perlage.
Colour : pale straw with soft jade highlights.
Nose : elegant, fresh and sincere. Reminescent of citrus fruit : lemons, grapefruit, green mandarins and limes. The aroma then gathers into almost palpable hints of apples; clear at first but with surprising varietal notes that give the freshness of green apples and the soft sweetness of quinces. It ends with light hints of mint and fresh unripe almonds.
Palate : fresh and lively in its elegance. Softly enveloping, it reveals hints of citrus fruit whose freshness is almost fragrance. Its harmony is long and lingering embracing with sun-ripened fruit, luscious and light.
Characteristics: excellent harmony between silky softness and lively fruity freshness.
Food pairings : its elegance alone is enough for a great aperitif. Its well-balanced and lingering qualities make it ideal with fish and shellfish dishes
Serving temperature : 43 – 46 °F