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Via Mazzolino, 34 - 27050 Corvino San Quirico (Pv)

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Blanc de Blancs

Appellation: VSQ Spumante Metodo Classico

Grape Variety: 100% Chardonnay

First vintage: 1989

Vineyard: 1,15 Ha

Exposure: East – North/East

Elevation: 180 – 220 mt asl

Gradient: 35% to 45%

Year of planting: 2000

Vine density: 5.000 x Ha

Grape yield: 85 qt x Ha

Soil composition: Clayey-loamy topsoil intermixed with veins of sand, chalky bedrock

Pruning system: Guyot

Harvest: Manual harvest in small plastic crates

Fermentation protocol: The grapes are visually checked, weighed and crushed in a membrane press, the “tête de cuvée” – kept aside from the “taille” – ferments in separate vats at 18°C

Winemaking: Temperature-controlled alcoholic fermentation in stainless steel vats

Elevage: 33 months of ‘sur lattes’ maturation following the ‘tirage’

Alcohol: 11,5% vol

Total Acidity: 7,6 g/l

Volatile Acidity: 0,35 g/l

Ph: 3,06

Service temperature: 8° – 10° C

Colour: Bright straw yellow with a ne-grained, long-lasting pérlage

Aromas: Crisp, bright bouquet, reminiscent of grapefruit and candied lemon rind, with hints of white owers and yeasts (pain grillé)

Taste: Rich, creamy and complex mouthfeel. The zziness is silky, long-lasting and beautifully amalgamated with the acidity

Food pairing: Light, vegetable-based canapès, shell sh and crustaceans, seafood carpaccio, vegetarian recipes and soft/semi-hard cheese with a sweet, delicate avor

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