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GRAPE VARIETY: 100% Passerina

VINEYARDS: From 400 to 540 meters above sea level. Guyot system: 4.000 vines per hectare

VINIFICATION: Delicate destemming and soft pressing with use of only free-run must, short maceration and draining. Slow fermentation at a temperature of  10° to 18°C

SPARKLING PROCESS: Charmat method. With the second inoculation of two different select yeast; fermented in steel for two days at 18°C, then progressively reduced to 12°C over the course of 60 days. Frequent Batonnage to bring temperature to 0°C. At rest for another 18 days; subsequently, delicate filtering and then bottling.

AGING: Three months in bottle at 15°C


Color: straw yellow

Aroma: intense, rich, greenish nuances. Distinct applescents, apple scents, against a tropical background

Flavor: fine, fragrant, pleasantly floral, with hawthorn and chamomile notes

ALCOHOL: From 12% to 12.5% vol*

(* Depending on the year, the analytical values may vary slightly)

SUGAR LEVEL: 10 grams per liter

SERVING SUGGESTIONS: Excellent as an aperitif with light salamis, fritto misto all'ascolana (mixed fried platter of baby lamb chops, olives, sliced artichokesand squash flowers), shellfish and seafood.IDEAL SERVING TEMPERATURE: 6°-8°C

SHELF LIFE: Two years (preferably)

La Canosa, Spumante Passerina Metodo Charmat Brut

SKU: 12180
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