PRODUCTION ZONE: Plains and hills close to Cividale del Friuli (NE Italy)
GROWING SYSTEM: Double Guyot
HARVEST PERIOD: September
WINEMAKING: After the gentle crushing of the whole grapes the must is statically cold decanted leaving it then to ferment at controlled temperature of 15°C. Once the fermentation is completed follows a slow aging period “sur lies” in glass-lined cement tanks and the “prise de mousse” by charmat process in sealed steel tanks under controlled temperature for 50 days.
ALCOHOL: 11.50% vol.
COLOUR: Light straw yellow with brilliant deep green hues thanks to the fine and persistent perlage.
TASTING NOTES: Very wide, intense and well balanced. A burst of flower sensations with notes of acacia blossom, golden apple, pink grapefruit and a slight mineral trace. On the palate it is elegant and subtle bringing flower and fruit sensations; excellent perlage, creamy and velvety making a lively sparkling wine.
SERVING TEMPERATURE: 4 – 5 ° C
SUGGESTED PAIRING: Quite versatile, suits well any basic fish recipes, cold and light entrées. Excellent as aperitif, suitable to all occasions of gatherings and feast; also ideal accompanying the whole meal.