A brand new vineyard for the Spinazze family in the heart of DOCG Conegliano Valdobbiadene, the center of the Prosecco designated area. Vinified dry, this Brut has to be one of the best values in sparkling wines we’ve tasted.
Information and tasting notes from the winemaker:
Variety: Glera 100%
Production area: Collalto – “Bosco Coste” Hill
Municipality: Susegana(Treviso) – Italy
Year of plantation: 2007
Planting density: 3,000 vines per hectare
Yield: 13,000 kg/ha
Yield per plant: 4.30 kg/vine
Plant spacing: 3.00 x 1.10
Size: 3,00 ha
Growing system: Sylvoz
Soil type: predominantly clay
Harvesting period: last ten days in September
Harvesting: by hand
Transportation of grapes by spiral conveyor and destalking-crushing machine to the press
Fining: static cold
Fermentation vat: stainless steel tanks
Fermentation temperature: 16/18°C
Fermentation period: 8/10 days
Malolactic fermentation: no
Sparkling process: base wine is placed in an autoclave and yeasts are added to allow the second fermentation to take place (Charmat method) – 50 days
Maturation period: short, in steel
Bottling: follows sparkling process
Name: Prosecco Brut Superiore Docg Conegliano Valdobbiadene
Alcohol by volume: 11.70 %.
Residual sugar: 4,00 g/l
Total acidity: 5,30 g/l.
Serving temperature: 6/8°C
Foam: creamy mousse, gently fading.
Perlage: fine and persistent.
Colour: pale straw yellow.
Nose: filled with complex aromas, intense and fresch, revealing flavours of pear and apricot yielding delicate floral notes of white flowers backed up by hints of bread of crust and yeast.
Palate: rich to the taste, well-rounded with good structure, elegant and harmonious with an assertive and balanced acidity, sapid, dry with a long and persistent finish.
In the kitchen: Perfect with fried fish, also a good accompaniment to white meats, vegetable souffle’s, spinach and ricotta-filled tortelli, fresh cheeses and mature “grana”.
Sourced from Tenuta Santomè
All wines at Tenuta Santomè, from their exceptional Prosecco to their rare, indigenous Raboso bottling are produced in the region’s largest and only solar powered facility.