Cuvée 412

PRODUCTION AREA: the high hills of the Val Tidone, with the vineyards located on a gentle hill with a west-southwestern exposure.
GRAPE VARIETIES: Chardonnay and Pinot Nero, from clonal material selected in Burgundy. The training system is Guyot and spurred cordon with about 5000 plants per hectare.
GRAPE HARVEST: by hand, in crates with manual bunch selection before pressing. It starts in the last week in August or first week in September.
YIELD: 60-70 hi of wine per hectare.
VINIFICATION: separate vinification of the two varieties, with soft pressing of the whole grapes and first fermentation in temperature-controlled stainless steel tanks at 15-16°C.
CUVEE: obtained from a blend of base wines Chardonnay and Pinot Noir.
SPUME: by "metodo Classico" in the winery's cellars. Ageing on the lees lasts for at least 24 months before disgorgement.
COLOUR: pale straw-yellow with greenish tints.
PERLAGE: fine and persistent froth.
AROMA: hints of unripe fruit (apple and small fruits), hints of white and yellow flowers and hints of pan brioche and almond.
TASTE: good structure on the palate with well blended acidity, with a soft finish.

It is particularly recommended as an aperitif but it can be appreciated also to all courses of a meal, it goes well with delicate dishes, fish and finger food.

FORMAT: 750 ml bottle