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 with noble lees for 4 months.
- Second fermentation
Charmat method in pressure tanks
- Re-fermentation temperature
15 – 17°C
- Duration of cycle
Approximately 180 days
11,5% by vol.
- Sugar content
Made exclusively from selected hillside grapes (vinegrape up to 40 yo) in the hamlet of Santo Stefano di Valdobbiadene, in the heart of the Prosecco DOCG Valdobbiadene area. After a slowly and long (6 months) second fermentation, we obtain a wine with unique characteristics in terms of structure, body, sapidity and minerality. This particular selection is produced in a limited number of bottles.