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The rarest sparkling wine, the limited number of bottles are dedicated to Piero Coppo, founder of the winery. This prestigious Riserva is produced only in years with exceptional vintages. Of the sparkling wines, this ages the best. You can still open a bottle from over twenty years ago today and find no loss of its fine quality.


Grape variety: 60% Pinot Nero, 40% Chardonnay

First vintage produced: 1983

Exposure: est

Soil composition: calcareous marl

Vineyard altitude: 250-300 m s.l.m.

Training system: Guyot

Harvest: selection in vineyards of the healthiest, ripest grapes hand collected in 40 lb kg picking baskets

Vinification system: soft pressing and fermentation in french oak barrels

Aging: 9 months on fine lees in french oak barrels with several batonnages

Capturing the sparkle: in the bottle in the traditional champagne manner

Refining: 90 months on lees in the bottle

Color: golden straw yellow

Perlage: very fine

Nose: mineral scents, bread crust and yeast overtones

Taste: creamy, austere and elegant

Pairings: scallops au gratin, grilled lobster, foie gras escalope

Serving temperature: 7°-9°C

Production: 2,000 bottles

Coppo, Spumante Metodo Classico 'Riserva del Fondatore' Brut VSQ, 2010

SKU: coppo_spumante_riserva_fondatore
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