Contratto Special Cuvee Riserva Pas Dose

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Contratto Special Cuvee Riserva Pas Dose

  • Denomination: Metodo Classico – Vino Spumante di Qualita

  • Grape Varieties: 90% Pinot Noir, 10% Chardonnay

  • Vineyards: Loazzolo and Costigliole, Piedmont

  • Harvest Time: Last week of August. All grapes are harvested by hand.

  • Vinification: Grapes are cooled down prior to crushing, only free run juice is used. Primary and Secondary fermentation uses only native yeasts. After primary fermentation, the Chardonnay matures for 7 months in French Oak and the Pinot Noir matures in stainless steel until the summer after harvest. The wine is then blended and bottled for secondary fermentation.

  • Tirage: Fall

  • Aging: 6 years on lees in bottle.

  • Riddling: By hand over 4 weeks

  • No Dosage