Grapes: 100% Pinot Grigio grapes.
Production area: Veronella, located in the district of Verona, in the Arcole DOC area.
Vinification: the grapes Pinot Grigio owned by Azienda Agricola Desmontà, are harvested in the second part of August after an accurate selection.
After the grapes are softly pressed and the maceration occurs without the skins.
The must has a fermentation at the temperature of 16 °C for six days.
The purpose of this process is to obtain a perfect base for a Spumante wine, which is really fragrant and with abundance of aromatic precursors. From winter till spring, the base matures and stabilizes with the purpose to get really cold to the process of re-fermentation in autoclave as scheduled by the ‘Charmat’ method.
In this specifi c case, it is a long ‘Charmat’ method with a foamtaking process that lasts for three months. After this, the wine is fi ltered and bottled. The wine obtained is a pinot grigio spumante brut thanks to his residual sugar of 10 g/l.
The wine ages another month in bottle before going to the market.
Colour: straw yellow with green tints.
Bouquet: notes of green apple and rose.
Palate: pleasant acidity, well balanced by the residual sugar which exalts the wine’s fl oral note. Soft and velvety effervescence.
A good pleasant salty taste completes the harmonic and balanced body of the wine. Perlage: refi ned, persistent and elegant. Food matching: ideal with appetizer or vegetables starters and also with dishes of fi sh and white meat. Service temperature: 8-9 °C.