Alta Langa DOCG Metodo Classico Extra Brut

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Alta Langa Docg Metodo Classico Brut

Vintage available: 2020

Varietal: 85% Pinot Nero, 15% Chardonnay
Growers location: Diano d’Alba (Pinot Nero), Monforte d’Alba, Novello and Monchiero (Chardonnay) at an average altitude of 350 m asl.
Harvest: 100% by hand in small boxes of about 18 kg
Harvest period: Pinot Nero second decade of August, Chardonnay third decade of August
Vinification and ageing: soft pressing of the whole bunches and use of only the first fraction of the must obtained (flower must).
Fermentation at controlled temperature (18 °) in stainless steel for 10-15 days and subsequent stay of the base wine still on its lees at low temperature until the following spring.
Tirage (“prize de mousse”) in spring for the second fermentation: the bottles are sealed with a crown cap and placed, stacked and protected from light, inside the cold underground cellars (12 °) for a long period of aging on fine lees (at least 30 months).
Degorgement: October 2022
Alcohol: 12.5%


Color: straw yellow with antique gold reflections.
To the eye: creamy mousse, particularly fine and evanescent.
On the nose: light fruity notes of white-fleshed peach and pear, hints of toasted dried fruit and fresh bread.
On the palate: elegant creaminess with a long and persistent dry aftertaste rich in savory and citrus sensations.

Wine to be tasted with: appetizers, first and second courses of the Piedmontese tradition. Vegetable flan, fondue, tajarin with white truffle, grilled fish and vegetables, mixed fried food, cheeses accompanied by jams. Ideal with finger food, sushi and sashimi during aperitifs and festive occasions.

Available formats: 75 cl bottle. Magnum of 150 cl