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Appellation: Oltrepò Pavese DOCG Pinot Nero Spumante Rosè Cruasé

Grape Variety: 100% Pinot Nero

First vintage: 2007

Vineyard: 1,25 Ha

Exposure: East

Elevation: 180-220 mt asl

Gradient: 40% to 70%

Year of planting: 2000

Vine density: 5,000 x Ha

Grape yield: 90 qt

Soil composition: Clayey-loamy topsoil intermixed with veins of sand, chalkybedrock

Pruning system: Guyot

Harvest: Manual harvest in small plastic crates

Fermentation protocol: The grapes are visually checked, weighed and crushed in amembrane press in order to obtain the desired Rosè color. The“tête de cuvée” - kept aside from the “taille” - ferments in separatevats at 18°C

Winemaking: Temperature-controlled alcoholic fermentation in stainlesssteel vats

Elevage: 44 months of ‘sur lattes’ maturation following the ‘tirage’

Alcohol: 12.5% by vol

Total Acidity: 7.3 g/l

Volatile Acidity: 0.31 g/l

Ph: 3.08

Service temperature: 8°-10°C

Colour: A delicate salmon color with an abundance of fine bubbles

Aromas: A complex, vinous nose dominated by ruby red grapefruitevolving into tangerine, with a ne toasty character

Taste: Layers of juicy red berry avors follow through onto a delicatepalate, with an elegant oral/herbal finish

Food pairing: Rich, savory canapès, shellsh and crustaceans, tuna tartare orsalmon carpaccio, charcuterie (Parma ham, Patanegra) andsoft/semi-hard cheese of medium ageing.

Tenuta Mazzolino, Rosé Oltrepò Pavese Metodo Classico Brut "Cruasé" DOCG, 2012

SKU: 18810_2012
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