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Cruasè

Appellation: Oltrepò Pavese DOCG Pinot Nero Spumante Rosè Cruasé

Grape Variety: 100% Pinot Nero

First vintage: 2007

Vineyard: 1,25 Ha

Exposure: East

Elevation: 180 – 220 mt asl

Gradient: 40% to 70%

Year of planting: 2000

Vine density: 5.000 x Ha

Grape yield: 90 q

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 in order to obtain the desired Rosè color. 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: 44 months of ‘sur lattes’ maturation following the ‘tirage’

Alcohol: 12,5% vol

Total Acidity: 7,3 g/l

Volatile Acidity: 0,31 g/l

Ph: 3,08

Service temperature: 8° – 10° C

Colour: A delicate salmon color with an abundance of ne bubbles

Aromas: A complex, vinous nose dominated by ruby red grapefruit evolving into tangerine, with a ne toasty character

Taste: Layers of juicy red berry avors follow through onto a delicate palate, with an elegant oral/herbal nish

Food pairing: Rich, savory canapès, shell sh and crustaceans, tuna tartare or salmon carpaccio, charcuterie (Parma ham, Patanegra) and soft/semi-hard cheese of medium ageing.


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