Sparkling wine obtained from the best selection of Cortese and Chardonnay grapes cultivated in the Tenuta and the prise de mousse takes place with the Charmat Long method, which is different from the traditional/champenoise process for the froth occurring in the autoclave instead of the bottle.
Tenuta San Pietro Brut VSQ
Vineyard planted area: ha 2.
Grapes variety: 60% Cortese – 40% Chardonnay.
Pruning system: traditional Guyot.
Cultivation: organic-biodynamic method. The vines are cultivated without using fertilizers and agrochemicals.
Yield: 8000 kg/ha.
Soil: limestone clayey ground, excellent texture, good presence of minerals.
Geological zone: Tassarolo, hillside, 300 m (asl), south/east – south/west exposure.
Grape harvest: end of August, hand harvesting.
Wine production method: soft pressing, fermentation, without using selected yeasts, in stainless steel autoclave with temperature control.
Alcoholic content: 12,5%.
Total acidity: 6,5 g/l.
Froth: thick and creamy, fine and long-lasting perlage.
Color: straw yellow.
Scent: intense, fresh and persistent with fruity and floral scents.
Taste: dry, pleasantly balanced, light and elegant.
Serve with: excellent as aperitif, it is a wine to drink through the meal.
Serving temperature: 6/8°C.