Prosecco Valdobbiadene Superiore Extra Dry

2018

Varieties: 90% Glera, 10% Perera and Bianchetta. Harvested by hand.

Vineyard: Col San Martino in the lieu-dit “Rive Alte,” 3.5 hectares at 250-270m above sea level. Planted in 1965, 1980, and 2011.  Eastern exposure. Trained in the traditional Sylvoz or Doppio Capovolto.

Soils: In the steep section “suolo marcuola” (calcareous marl and conglomerate rocks); in the lower section, “suolo costa buona” (deeper soil with limited amount of stones). 

Winemaking:  Whole-cluster pressed; primary fermentation with indigenous yeasts in 100HL stainless steel vats, secondary fermentation in autoclave according to the Charmat method. Light filtration before bottling.  Dosage: 13 g/l.  

Production: 12,000 bottles.

90 points
"Fragrant and refined, this elegant sparkler offers enticing scents of hawthorn, wildflower and sliced pear. The vibrant balanced palate doles out citrus, crisp apple and a hint of ginger set against a firm acidity and a soft, foaming mousse. It has a clean dry finish. "
Kerin O'Keefe,
Wine Enthusiast

SKU/Code: 
DB2984-18
Product Line: 
Sparkling
Varietal: 
Glera
Farming Type: 
Organic