VINITALY – Verona, April 9th/12th 2017 - Hall 7 Stand A2
Type of wine: Spumante rosè, Charmat method.
Producer: Fernando Pighin & Figli S.agr. a r.l.
Grape varieties: Merlot 100%.
Zone of production: Fraz. Risano, Pavia di Udine (UD), Friuli-Venezia Giulia, Italy.
Soil: Moderately loose-packed, with patches of gravel.
Training system: Single Guyot with 4,800 vines per hectare.
Yield per hectare: 70 quintals of grapes per hectare.
Harvest: During the period of optimal ripeness, in the first ten days of September.
Vinification: Grapes conditioned at +10° C with brief maceration and subsequent vinification without the skins through soft crushing.
Must to fruit ratio: 60%.
Fermentation: In temperature controlled stainless steel containers for 18 days at a controlled temperature of +16° to +20° C.
Sparkling winemaking process: The wine is kept in the cellar in stainless steel vats at the constant temperature of +12°C and then goes through secondary fermentation in a 50 hl autoclave for 9 months, resulting in the full fusion of refermentation yeasts and the relative lysis with the lees.
Alcohol content: 12% by vol.
Residual sugar: 9.00 g/l.
Total acidity: 6.80 g/l in tartaric acid.
Appearance: White fizz, fine and persistent perlage.
Colour: Rosé with luminous nuances of onion peel.
Aroma: Intense, with delicate fruity tones of jam and bread crust. :
Taste: Dry, not harsh, balanced, elegant body with good aromatic length accompanied by a light citrus sensation.
Pairing: Refined aperitif, pairs well with all fish dishes. Excellent with risotto, tagliolini and the classic sweet prosciutto with melon.
Serve: At the temperature of +9° to +10° C. Uncork just before serving.