A classy and prestigious sparkling wine made exclusively with Vermentino grapes. 

It is a pale yellow with greenish tinges and persistent perlage wine due to the fermentation in bottle according to the Classic Method 

 

Designation: sparkling white wine Brut Classic Method Millesimato 

Grapevine: Vermentino 100% 

Production area: hilly terrain located at about 200 metres above sea-level 

Terrain composition: good calcareous structure with clay parts 

Grape growing system: vertical trellis and pruning Guyot system 

Output of grapes/wine: nearly 90 q/ha - nearly 60 hl/ha. 

Grape harvest period: 50% on the second week of August and 50% on the first or the second week of September

Harvest and vinification: the grapes are harvested and, once in the winery, they are de-stemmed and pressed gently. The must is fermented with autochthon yeasts at 17/18°C and it ripens in steel tanks for six months. After that, the wine is fermented again in bottle for 18 months. 

Organoleptical characteristics: the color is pale yellow with a delicate and persistent perlage. 

It has aromas of white and yellow flowers with intense notes of fruit. Its taste is fresh, savory and quite soft 

with a slightly bitter aftertaste typical of Vermentino grapes 

Combining and service: excellent as aperitif, it combines well with fish dishes. It is recommended to serve at 8/9°C and to uncork the bottle just before serving 

Gradation: 13.0% vol

Giovanni Cherchi, Vermentino Spumante Metodo Classico Brut 'Filighe' DOC, 2014

SKU: cherchi_filighe
£24.42Price
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