Controlled and Guaranteed Designation of Origin
- Area of origin of grapes
Santo Stefano di Valdobbiadene hills
- Average altitude of vineyards
250 – 350 metres sl.
- Type of terrain
Varied soil with morainic, sandstone and clay elements, limy, low-nutrient, welldrained
- Harvest period
20 September – 10 October
Exclusively manual harvest
Soft pressing of grapes, static decanting of must, fermentation at controlled temperature (15-18°C). Fining and rest in contact with the feccia nobile (characteristic fine sediment) for 3 months.
- Second fermentation
Charmat method in pressure tanks
- Re-fermentation temperature
15 – 17°C
- Duration of cycle
Approximately 40 days
11% by vol.
- Sugar content
Made exclusively from selected hillside grapes grown in the hamlet of Santo Stefano di Valdobbiadene, in the heart of the Prosecco DOCG Valdobbiadene area, nourished by terrain where clayey soils lie atop marine sandstone, which lends the fruit an elegant natural acidity and notable scents.