Rosé Extra Brut

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. 22-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:
2020

Date of harvest:
August 23rd 2020

Date of tirage:
April 27th 2021

Date of disgorging:
February 2023

2020 production:
10,100 bottles (0.75 l)

Notes about the 2020 vintage:
quite hot vintage, but with enough rainfall to ensure a proper growing of the grapes. Quite early harvest with abundant production.

Analytical data:
– alcohol: 13.1% vol
– acidity: 7.5 g/l
– residual sugar: 4.5 g/l
– sulphites: 90 mg/l
– pressure: 5 bar

First vintage:
2011

Vinibuoni d’Italia 2021: Crown award (vintage 2018)

AIS Lombardia Viniplus 2020: Four Camunian Roses (vintage 2016)