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I Moschettieri Extra Brut - Foto 150x400

I Moschettieri

Vino Spumante di Qualità (VSQ)
Metodo Classico sparkling wine
Extra Brut Vintage

Grape variety:
Pinot Noir (100%)

Production area:
foothills of Casteggio

Soil:
lime/clay

Vineyards orientation:
NE-NW

Vineyards altitude:
140-200 m AMSL

Training system:
simple Guyot

Average age of the vines:
15 years

Vine density:
5.000 vines per hectare

Yield:
1-1,2 kg per vine

Harvest:
the grapes are hand-harvested in 17 kg crates, carefully selecting the best ones. We pick the grapes early in the morning in order to press them at a natural cool temperature.

Vinification:
the grapes are gently pressed. The free-run must is then naturally clarified. Alcoholic fermentation at 13-15 °C. Natural clarification and stabilisation at a controlled cold temperature during the winter.

Ageing:
tirage is done in the spring following the harvest. Secondary fermentation in the bottle at 16 °C. It ages on the lees for 19 months.

Sight:
straw yellow colour with golden highlights. Visible and persistent perlage.

Nose:
fragrant and vibrant, with notes of balsamic white flowers and mineral hints.

Palate:
pleasant and well-balanced, with a bright acidity and a mineral overtones in the long finish.

Vintage:
2016

Date of harvest:
August 15th 2016

Date of tirage:
May 30th 2017

Date of disgorging:
January 2019

2016 production:
6.738 bottles (0.75 l)

Analytical data:
– Alcohol: 12,80% vol
– Acidity: 6,9 g/l
– Residual sugar: < 4,5 g/l
– Sulphites: 98 mg/l
– Pressure: 4,8 bar

First vintage:
2010