Gran Cuvée / Classic Method

FIRST VINTAGE / 1991 /

FIRST DÉGORGEMENT / 1994 /

PRODUCTION AREA / Company owned vineyards located in the district of Ascoli Piceno /

VARIETY / Chardonnay 70%; Pinot Nero 30% /

ALTITUDE / 200 m a.s.l. /

SOIL / Medium-textured, tending towards a sandy soil /

TRAINING SYSTEM / Guyot /

PLANT DENSITY / 5000 plants per hectare /

YIELD PER HECTARE / 80 quintals approx /

YIELD PER VINE / 2.5 kgs approx /

HARVEST / Hand picked in the early morning or late afternoon, in small cases placed in cold storage before arriving at the cellar /

Categories: , Product ID: 1685

Description

VINIFICATION / The grapes picked at the appropriate ripeness are destemmed and softly pressed. Then they ferment in stainless steel tanks at a controlled temperature for approximately 10 days. The “liqueur de tirage” is added to the wine obtained and bottling takes place for the second fermentation. A very slow fermentation. Our Classic Method remains bottled, “sur lie”, for at least 60 months. The bottles are then placed in riddling racks with the subsequent remuage and the degorgement /

Data Sheet - Gran Cuvée Classic Method

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