Luigi Coppo, who took over the winery after his father Piero, found himself faced with a difficult period following the floods of 1948. His tenacity and determination pulled the winery through and even led to improvements in modern restructuring and adopting innovative technologies. This sparkling wine is dedicated to Luigi and to everyone who pushes ahead in the face of adversity.
Grape variety: 100% Pinot Nero
Exposure: south – south est
Soil composition: clay marls and chalky rocks of marine sedimentary origin
Vineyard altitude: 980-1150 ft a.s.l.
Training system: Guyot
Harvest: selection in vineyards of the healthiest and ripest grapes hand collected into 40 lb picking baskets
Vinification system: soft pressing and fermentation in stainless steel tanks at controlled temperature
Aging: 18-24 months on the lees in the bottle
Capturing the sparkle: in the bottle in the traditional champagne manner
Color: pale straw-yellow with greenish reflections
Nose: intense, fragrant, fresh apple aromas followed by the characteristic scent of bread and yeast
Taste: dry, fresh, delicate
Pairings: as aperitif, mortadella, fried baby squids and anchovies, steamed prawns
Serving temperature: 6°- 8°C