ROCCA D'ASOLO(1)

White wine made from a special selection of Glera DOCG grapes (prosecco) from the Asolani Hills.
Production area:

Pignera and Scatena vineyards (locality Miniera). Situated on the hills with excellent exposed to the sun and cool in breezes.
Altitude:

About 180 m. a.s.l.
Type of soil:

Clay and limestone composition.
Training system:

Sylvoz.
Plants per-hectare:

3300
Harvest period:

Last week of September.
Wine production method:

The grapes are selected on the vine and collected into cases. A soft pressing, followed by decanting, standing, then the adding of selected yeasts followed by fermentation at 17° C. After 15 days, the wine is transferred to heat controlled stainless steel tanks at 8°C until bottling.
Refining:

30 days in bottles.
Characteristics:

Yellow straw in colour with a light hint of green. An intense bouquet, with apple and ripe fruit hints, acacia honey and peach blossom notes. A fresh, lively taste, persistent with a good body.
Best served with:

Ideal with fish starters and seafood. Asolani cuisine: Risotto with local Borso peas.
Serving temperature:

8° C
Technical details:

Alcohol: 11% vol. Acidity: 6 g/lt Net extract: 17g/lt Sugar: 5 g/lt