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Rosé Extra Brut
Vintage

Vino Spumante di Qualità (VSQ) – Rosé Metodo Classico sparkling wine

Grape variety:
Pinot Noir

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:
16 years

Vine density:
5.000 vines per hectare

Yield:
1-1,2 kg per vine

Harvest:
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.

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 low temperature during the winter.

Ageing:
tirage is done in the spring following the harvest. Secondary fermentation in the bottle at 16 °C. 24-month ageing on the lees.

Sight:
pale rosé colour. Visible and persistent perlage.

Nose:
fragrant and vibrant, with notes of wild strawberry and red flowers. Delicate and elegant, it ends with a final note of fresh spice (white pepper) and Seville orange peel.

Palate:
inviting, rich and well-balanced, with a crisp acidity and mineral overtones in the long finish.

Vintage
2018

Date of harvest:
August 18th 2018

Date of tirage:
March 2019

Date of disgorging:
June 2020

2018 production:
6.717 bottles (0.75 l)

Notes about the 2018 vintage:
warm vintage, with moderate rainfall during the growing season. A year of abundant production with an excellent ripening of the grapes.

Analytical data:
– alcohol: 12,94% vol
– acidity: 7,4 g/l
– residual sugar: 4,5 g/l
– sulphites: 88 mg/l
– pressure: 4,5 bar

First vintage:
2011

Vinibuoni d’Italia 2021: Crown award (vintage 2018)
AIS Lombardia Viniplus 2020: Four Camunian Roses (vintage 2016)