Sweet Sparkling Wine

Sweet Sparkling Wine

Verduzzo Gran Dessert

Sweet Sparkling Wine

Awards

vineyard

Verduzzo Friulano

Sensory characteristics

Golden straw-colored, crystalline with amber highlights, fine and persistent perlage.

Sharp, slight scent of pepper and dried apricots.

Agreeable, sweet but dry, slightly tannic, full-bodied with aromatic notes of withered fruits.

Soil
Is rich in mineral compounds, limestone, phosphorus, potassium, and gravelly-iron; is alluvial, pebbly and typically called “Ferreti”.

Vine training system
Double Cappuccina, medium-short pruning which is not rich in buds.

Methods of protection
Integrated, supervised control which is partially conducted in biological form; traditional agronomic cultivation.

Harvest period
The third period of maturation, the first ten days of October.

Serve with

A fantastic sparkling wine for desert which can be served with dry pastries, fruit tarts, deep-fried ribbons and gubana.

Serving temperature

8-10° in the summer and 10-12° in the winter; serve in a classic, wide-sized medium-height glass; store the bottles lying down in a cool and dark place whose rate of humidity is between 60-70%

Picking method
Strictly by hand via a selection of clusters, as foreseen by the Statute’s production Regulations.

Vinification
The de-stemmed grapes are macerated at a low temperature for a long time inside the cooled pneumatic presses so as to extract from the skin the antioxidant substances which are beneficial to the human body; the must ferments at a controlled temperature inside stainless steel containers.

Refinement
The base wine begins second fermentation the following spring.

Awards
Gold Medal, Ranking 50 Great Sparkling of the World 2018, Wine Pleasures. Third place, Ranking Sparkling Star Spumanti Dolci, Guida Vinibuoni d'Italia 2017.

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