Gabriele Scaglione | Sparkling Wine Alta Langa DOCG

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Year 2015

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Description

Denomination: Alta Langa DOCG

Classification: Sparkling White Wine

Grape varietyChardonnay & Pinot Noir Blend

Location of Vineyards: Rocchetta Palafea/Castino, Piedmont – Italy

Age of Vineyards: 15-25 years 

Exposure: South-west and west

Altitude: 450 – 500 m above see level

Soil: Calcareous marl rich in coarse sand and silt

Cultivation system: Guyot

Plant density: 3800/4000 Vines / Ha

HA yield : 90 q/HA

Harvest period: Hand-picked at the end of august/first week of September 

Winemaking: Soft pressing with removal of the first portion of the crushed grapes (5%); static
decantation and following alcoholic fermentation in steel for 20 days. No malolactic fermentation for Chardonnay but only for Pinot Noir, in barrique second passage. In the following spring the cuvée is created. After that we proceed with the “tirage” adding sugar and selected yeasts. The bottles will be located for 36 months in a temperature controlled environment to perform a slow second fermentation, after which will be carried out the “dégorgment” with the addition of a small dose of “liqueur de tirage”

Refining:  /

Alcohol: 12,5 % vol

Longevity: 4/6 years (from disgorgement)

Decanting time: Unnecessary

Serving temperature: 8 °C

Appearance: Straw yellow with green highlights. The sparkle is fine and very persistent

Smell: Intense and complex but delicate with hints of bread crust

Taste: Balanced, sapid, full and enveloping, with slight reminder of almond

Food matching: Throughout the meal, as an aperitif and seafood in general. Particularly indicated with shellfish.

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