orodellaregina

A sparkling white wine made from Glera DOCG grapes (prosecco) selected from Asolani Hills.
Production area:

Vineyards Farra, Crocette, Maqua (Locality Paderno del Grappa). Situated on the hills; exposed to cooling breezes with strong temperature fluctuations, low per-hectare yield.
Altitude:

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

Clay and limestone composition.
Training system:

Cappuccina.
Plants per-hectare:

3300
Harvest period:

Last ten days of September.
Wine Production method:

The grapes are selected and put into cases. Then follows a cold maceration for 8 hours at a controlled temperature of 8° C. After this process the grapes are softly pressed and selected yeasts are added to the wine. Fermentation lasts for around 15 days at 17° C; afterwards the wine is kept in heat controlled stainless steel tanks at a temperature of 5°C until the sparkling process.
Sparkling process:

Further fermentation in an autoclave with selected yeasts at 16°C for 60 days.
Refining:

30 days in bottles.
Characteristics:

Yellow straw colour. Elegant bouquet with hint of white peach, sometimes of exotic fruit as well as cidro, almond and honey notes distinguishes this great sparkling wine. Intense taste, yet pleasantly fresh and balanced.
Best served with:

Ideal as an aperitive or to accompany shellfish and mollusc starters, rice with shrimps. Asolani Cuisine: Bigoli in salsa.
Serving temperature:

8°C.
Technical details:

Alcohol: 11% vol. Acidity: 6 Wit. Net extract: 18 gilt. Sugar: 13 gilt. Pressure: 5 bar.