Passerina Spumante Brut

Passerina Spumante Dry

From the Passerina vine,
a native grape variety that grows in cool, sandy,
sometimes chalky soil,
a dry spumante that stands out for its fine and long-lasting perlage,
light, slightly greenish lemon yellow colour,
and aroma of citrus fruits and honeysuckle.
A fresh and lively taste, with soft notes of almond.

Sparkling Wine

Soil and method of cultivation
Area and Location of vineyards: Tollo
Type of grapes: Passerina 100%
Altitude (above sea level): 200 m 
Soil type: sandy but fresh and slightly calcareous
Exposition to sun: north, north-east
Age of vines: 10 years
Density of cultivation: vines/hectare 1.600 vines canopy style, 4.000 vines in rows
Yield of product per hectare: 90 q
Harvest period: middle October

Production method: soft direct pressing; fermentation of the must at controlled temperature
Temperature of fermentation: 16°C
Malolactic Fermentation: partial
Refinement: six months in stainless steel tanks on yeasts. Second fermentation in pressurized tanks (Martinotti method)

Physical and chemical characteristics
Alcohol degree: 12% vol
Total dry extract: 34 gr/l
Total acidity: 5,9 gr/l
Ph: 3,22
Residual sugar: 12 gr/l

Colour: soft lemon yellow with greenish highlights; fine and persistent perlage
Fragrance: delicate smells of citrus fruits, acacia and honeysuckle, with hints of freshly baked cookies
Taste: fresh and lively, mediumstructured, persistent with an almond finish

Serving suggestions
Temperature: 6/8°C

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