This Alta Langa fully expresses the sparkling wine tradition of lower Piedmont, where Pinot Noir and Chardonnay find their home, with an aging of at least 30 months on its lees, always showing the vintage.
COMPOSITION OF THE CUVÉE: Pinot Nero 70%, Chardonnay 30%
PRODUCTION METHOD: The grapes are harvested in 20 kg boxes and directly poured into the press, where a soft and delicate pressing takes place. The obtained must is put into thermo-conditioned tanks where it is statically decanted and then started to ferment in stainless steel tanks at low temperature (18-20 °C). At the end of fermentation, the wine is kept in contact with lees until spring. At this point the cuvée is made by blending the wines of the many selected crus. In springtime, the wine undergoes a second fermentation, in bottle, followed by a maturation process on lees in the cool, dark and protected environment of cellars, according to the strictest rules of the Metodo Classico sparkling wine.
TASTING NOTES: The cuvée is made with a wise assemblage in order to obtain a fresh and fruity wine. The period of aging, never less than 30 months, gives the great finesse, the right aromatic complexity, the enveloping perlage and the intense and balanced taste that structure the bubbles of Limited Edition. The color is straw yellow with greenish reflections and the bouquet is reminiscent of honey, white pulp peach, grapefruit and basil. In the mouth the wine is sapid with an enveloping bubble but with a sweet and long finish.
FIRST VINTAGE PRODUCED: 2014