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This Prosecco is slightly greenish, brilliant and streaked with a persistent perlage of minute bubbles. The bouquet is fruity intense, yet elegant. Clear scents of golden apples come through a floral background. It is dry wine, fresh and lean, soft and rounded, with good length and a pleasantly fruity finish. Traditionally served as an aperitif, the Prosecco Brut is
also ideal with fish and shellfish.

Grape Varieties

Glera (traditionally called Prosecco), with small quantities of Verdiso and Perera.

Geographical Location

Within the delimited D.O.C.G. production zone, on the hills of the first Dolomitic ridges in the northern part of the Province of Treviso.

Harvest Period

The second part of September.

Vinification

White vinification, that is to say without the skins, at a controlled temperature of 18°C (68°F).

Taking on of the Sparkle

Through slow refermentation in large sealed tanks at 12-14°C (approx. 54-57°F). Pressure behind the cork: 4.5 atm

Serving Temperature

5-7°C (approx. 41-45°F), uncorking the bottle just before serving.

Residual Sugar

About 9 gr/Ltr

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Valdobbiadene Prosecco Superiore D.O.C.G. Area

Inside the wide territory of Prosecco DOC (Controlled Denomination of Origin) the historical and small area of Valdobbiadene DOCG(Controlled and Guaranteed Denomination of Origin) stands out for its excellent quality grapes and its wine is named VALDOBBIADENE PROSECCO SUPERIORE.
The Valdobbiadene grape is grown in the northern part of the Marca Trevigiana in a zone extending from Colle Umberto to Valdobbiadene, the ancient zone of Valduplavensis, “...where the vine blossoms eternally...” (St.Venantius Fortunatus 535-603 AD).
Valdobbiadene is indisputably the most interesting vine-growing area in terms of quality and
indeed its vineyards have always produced the most prestigious and fragrant Prosecco Superiore.
The presence of many old and sometimes very old vines contributes to raising the quality of the Valdobbiadene vineyards. Thanks to its considerable root system, an old Prosecco vine, which may be defined as “the memory of the region”, successfully copes with the varied climate so typical of the Valdobbiadene hills, thereby ensuring constantly high quality year by year.

“Vitis etiam provectioris aetatis facit uvas meliores et melius vinum, sed facit uvas pauciores proportione suae quantitatis quam juvenis”.

Alberto Magno (1193-1280)