Vino Spumante di Qualità (VSQ) – Metodo Classico sparkling wine
foothills of Casteggio
140-200 m AMSL
Average age of the vines:
5.000 vines per hectare
1-1,2 kg per vine
the grapes are hand-harvested in 17 kg boxes, carefully selecting the best ones. We pick the grapes early in the morning in order to press them at a natural cool temperature.
the grapes are gently pressed. The free-run must is then naturally clarified. Alcoholic fermentation at 13-15 °C. Natural clarification and stabilisation during the winter at a controlled low temperature.
tirage is done in the spring following the harvest. Secondary fermentation in the bottle at 16 °C. 24-month ageing on the lees.
straw yellow colour with golden highlights. Visible and persistent perlage.
fragrant and vibrant, with notes of balsamic white flowers and mineral hints.
pleasant and well-balanced, with a bright acidity and mineral overtones in the long finish.
Date of harvest:
August 16th 2018
Date of tirage:
April 24th 2019
Date of disgorging:
9.476 bottles (0,75 l). Also available in magnum format (300 bottles).
Notes on the 2018 vintage
warm vintage, with moderate rainfall during the growing season. A year of abundant production with an excellent ripening of the grapes.
– alcohol: 13,15% vol
– acidity: 6,8 g/l
– residual sugar: 3,5 g/l
– sulphites: 78 mg/l
– pressure: 5 bar