Cuvée Aurora Rosé

Alta Langa DOC Método Clásico Talento

Metodo Clasico y charmant

Cuvée Aurora Rosé

Área de producción

Nace en las Bodegas de Banfi Piemonte, en Strevi, expresión del prestigioso proyecto Alta Langa.

Uvas empleadas

Las uvas, Pinot Noir al 100%, se vendimian a mano y proceden exclusivamente de los viñedos cultivados en las altas colinas de Piamonte, en una zona específica de las provincias de Cuneo, Asti y Alessandria.

Método de producción

Tras las maceración pelicular en frío de las uvas, durante al menos una hora, se produce un prensado suave. El mosto se somete a continuación a un proceso de clarificación estática y a una posterior fermentación a una temperatura controlada (17ºC). Lacuvéese compone de este modo en un 90% del vino ya limpio y en un 10% del vino del año anterior, fermentado en barricas de roble francés. La fermentación se realiza en botellas, siguiendo el Método Clásico, con permanencia de las levaduras durante un periodo mínimo de 24 meses. Removido tradicional en pupitres y degüelle en frío. A continuación, se produce su afinamiento en botella.

The winemaker comment

El proyecto Alta Langa de Banfi Piemonte se ve enriquecido por una etiqueta importante y de prestigio: la Cuvée Aurora Rosé. Este rosado, elaborado con un 100% de uvas Pinot Noir, se caracteriza por su estructura armónica y por su elegante sedosidad.

Premios 2012

Anotaciones sobre añadas 2012

  • CUVEE AURORA ROSÉ
  • Denominación ALTA LANGA DOC
  • Uvas empleadas 100% Pinot Noir
  • Método de producción

    One hour skin contact cold maceration before a gentle crushing. The must is clarified and fermented at controlled temperature (17°). The final cuvée consists of 90% of clear wine and 10% of the same wine from the previous vintage aged in French oak barrels. Fermentation takes place in the bottle according to the Classical Method. Yeast contact is extended for at least 24 months followed by traditional hand riddling (rémuage) on pupitres and dégorgement à la glace. The wine undergoes further bottle aging before release.

Especificaciones
  • brix 18.00
  • Alcohol 12.60%
  • ph 3,11
  • Extracto seco neto 19,40
  • Azúcar residual 4.5
  • Acidez total 6,4
  • Ácido málico 2,2
  • Acidez volátil 0,18
SO2 (MG/lt)
  • Total 110
  • Libre 36
  • The growing cycle began in the usual time frame, with dry weather in April and May. June was marked by cooler temperatures and a lack of rainfall. Summer saw a return to regular average temperatures in July through mid-August, when a sudden heat wave raised temperatures over 40°C (104°F) through the end of the month. A sun-drenched September, with normal average temperatures, allowed for a good harvest.
TASTING

Pale pink colour, fine and very persistent perlage. The nose is intense and very elegant, with notes of golden apple, wild rose and vanilla. The palate reveals great structure and harmony alongside a full and silky flavour

  • Cuvée Aurora Rosé
  • Denominación ALTA LANGA DOCG
  • Uvas empleadas 100% Pinot Noir
  • Método de producción

    One hour skin contact cold maceration before a gentle crushing. The must is clarified and fermented at controlled temperature (17°). The final cuvée consists of 90% of clear wine and 10% of the same wine from the previous vintage aged in French oak barrels. Fermentation takes place in the bottle according to the Classical Method. Yeast contact is extended for at least 24 months followed by traditional hand riddling (rémuage) on pupitres and dégorgement à la glace. The wine undergoes further bottle aging before release.

Especificaciones
  • brix 18,00
  • Alcohol 12,60%
  • ph 3,11
  • Extracto seco neto 19.40
  • Azúcar residual 4,5
  • Acidez total 6.3
  • Ácido málico 2.2
  • Acidez volátil 0,35
SO2 (MG/lt)
  • Total 140
  • Libre 32
  • Heavy winter snows followed by copious rainfall throughout the warm spring combined to delay the start of the vine’s growth cycle. A return to average summer temperatures helped the grapes to recover and achieve normal ripeness. Dry weather and a good difference between day and night temperatures at the end of August/beginning of September yielded an excellent harvest.
TASTING

Pale pink colour, fine and very persistent perlage. The nose is intense and very elegant, with notes of golden apple, wild rose and vanilla. The palate reveals a great structure and harmony and a full and silky flavour.

  • Cuvée Aurora Rosé
  • Denominación Alta Langa DOC
  • Uvas empleadas 100% Pinot Noir
  • Método de producción

    One hour skin contact cold maceration before a gentle crushing. The must is clarified and fermented at controlled temperature (17°). The final cuvée consists of 90% of clear wine and 10% of the same wine from the previous vintage aged in French oak barrels. Fermentation takes place in the bottle according to the Classical Method. Yeast contact is extended for at least 24 months followed by traditional hand riddling (rémuage) on pupitres and dégorgement à la glace. The wine undergoes further bottle aging before release.

Especificaciones
  • brix 18.40
  • Alcohol 12.50%
  • ph 3.16
  • Extracto seco neto 20.0
  • Azúcar residual 9.5
  • Intensidad del color Bentonite
  • Acidez total 6.3
  • Ácido málico 2.1
  • Acidez volátil 0.40
SO2 (MG/lt)
  • Total 140
  • Libre 32
  • Heavy winter snows followed by copious rainfall throughout the warm spring combined to delay the start of the vine’s growth cycle. A return to average summer temperatures helped the grapes to recover and achieve normal ripeness. Dry weather and a good difference between day and night temperatures at the end of August/beginning of September yielded an excellent harvest.
TASTING

Light pink colour, with fine and persistentperlage. Intense, enveloping and elegant perfume, with hints of apple, rosehip and vanilla. In the mouth, it reveals a good structure, silky and harmonious flavour.

  • Cuvée Aurora Rosé
  • Denominación DOC
  • Uvas empleadas 100% Pinot Noir
  • Método de producción

    One hour skin contact cold maceration before a gentle crushing. The must is clarified and fermented at controlled temperature (17°). The final cuvée consists of 90% of clear wine and 10% of the same wine from the previous vintage aged in French oak barrels. Fermentation takes place in the bottle according to the Classical Method. Yeast contact is extended for at least 24 months followed by traditional hand riddling (rémuage) on pupitres and dégorgement à la glace. The wine undergoes further bottle aging before release.

Especificaciones
  • brix 18.10
  • Alcohol 12.40%
  • ph 3.11
  • Extracto seco neto 20.50
  • Azúcar residual 10.5
  • Acidez total 6.50
  • Ácido málico 2.20
  • Acidez volátil 0.30
SO2 (MG/lt)
  • Total 150
  • Libre 38
  • Winter was characterized by unusually heavy snowfall, but was followed by a normal, rainy spring. Warm temperatures in the second half of May encouraged an early start to the growing cycle, with flowering and setting approximately ten days earlier than usual. Rainfall in June and August created optimal conditions for ripening of the grapes, yielding wines of great quality.
TASTING

Light pink color. The perlage is fine and very persistent. The aromas are intense, enveloping and elegant, with notes of Golden apple, rosehip and vanilla. In the mouth, it is full bodied, silky and harmonious.   

  • Cuvée Aurora Rosé
  • Denominación DOC
  • Uvas empleadas 100% Pinot Noir
  • Método de producción

    One hour skin contact cold maceration before a gentle crushing. The must is clarified and fermented at controlled temperature (17°). The final cuvée consists of 90% of clear wine and 10% of the same wine from the previous vintage aged in French oak barrels. Fermentation takes place in the bottle according to the Classical Method. Yeast contact is extended for at least 24 months followed by traditional hand riddling (rémuage) on pupitres and dégorgement à la glace. The wine undergoes further bottle aging before release.

Especificaciones
  • brix 18.25
  • Alcohol 12.40%
  • ph 3.40
  • Extracto seco neto 20
  • Azúcar residual 11.3
  • Acidez total 5.80
  • Ácido málico 1.50
  • Acidez volátil 0.30
SO2 (MG/lt)
  • Total 140
  • Libre 38
  • Winter and Spring temperatures were a bit warmer than average and with less rainfall, allowing the vine to begin its growing cycle early and finish with a harvest 15 days earlier than the previous year. Rainfall in June and late August allowed the grapes to achieve optimal levels of ripeness, setting the stage for a well-balanced wine.
TASTING

Pale pink color. The excellent and continuous perlage brings forth fresh notes of roses together with velvety hints of white peach, followed by a light hint of pan brioche. On the palate the wine is both savory and crisp.

  • Cuvée Aurora Rosé
  • Denominación DOC
  • Uvas empleadas 100% Pinot Noir
  • Método de producción

    One hour skin contact cold maceration before a gentle crushing. The must is clarified and fermented at controlled temperature (17°). The final cuvée consists of 90% of clear wine and 10% of the previous vintage wine aged in French oak barriques. Fermentation takes place in the bottle according to the Classical Method. Yeast contact is extended for at least 24 months followed by traditional hand riddling (rémuage) on pupitres and dégorgement à la glace. The wine undergoes further bottle aging before release.

Especificaciones
  • brix 19,10
  • Alcohol 12.10%
  • ph 3.11
  • Extracto seco neto 20,50
  • Azúcar residual 12,5
  • Acidez total 6.5
  • Ácido málico 2.20
  • Acidez volátil 0.30
SO2 (MG/lt)
  • Total 150
  • Libre 38
  • Winter and Spring temperatures were a bit warmer than average and with less rainfall, allowing the vine to begin its growing cycle early and finish with a harvest 15 days earlier than the previous year. Rainfall in June and late August allowed the grapes to achieve optimal levels of ripeness, setting the conditions for a well made, balanced wine.
TASTING

Brilliant pink powder colour for this Metodo Classico that shows a long and delicate perlage. Strong and elegant bouquet, with fruity notes of apple and more complex scents of vanilla and rosehips. Good structure and balance.

  • Cuvée Aurora Rosé
  • Denominación DOC
  • Uvas empleadas 100% Pinot Noir
  • Método de producción

    One hour skin contact cold maceration before a gentle crushing. The must is clarified and fermented at controlled temperature (17°). The final cuvée consists of 90% of clear wine and 10% of the previous vintage wine aged in French oak barriques. Fermentation takes place in the bottle according to the Classical Method. Yeast contact is extended for at least 24 months followed by traditional hand riddling (rémuage) on pupitres and dégorgement à la glace. The wine undergoes further bottle aging before release.

Especificaciones
  • brix 21,70
  • Alcohol 12.60%
  • ph 3.15
  • Extracto seco neto 21
  • Azúcar residual 8,2
  • Acidez total 6,5
  • Ácido málico 2.60
  • Acidez volátil 0.25
SO2 (MG/lt)
  • Total 140
  • Libre 41
  • Regular rainfall throughout the spring allowed for good water reserves in the soil to last through the hot summer months. Elevated temperatures in July allowed the grapes to ripen exceptionally well, enhanced by a good balance between day and night temperatures in August. Warm weather in August made for optimal harvest conditions.
TASTING

Intense pink color with tiny and particularly persistent perlage. On the nose fruity notes of Golden apple, but also more complex hints of vanilla and wild rose. These intense and elegant aromas are followed by a great structure on the palate, where the wine is full bodied, round, silky and harmonious.

  • Cuvée Aurora Rosé Alta Langa
  • Denominación DOC
  • Uvas empleadas 100% Pinot Noir
  • Método de producción

    One hour skin contact cold maceration prepares the grapes for soft crushing. The must is clarified and fermented at controlled temperature (17°). The final cuvée consists of 90% of clear wine and 10% of the previous vintage wine aged in French oak barriques. Fermentation takes place in the bottle according to the Classical Method. Yeast contact is extended for at least 24 months followed by traditional hand riddling (rémuage) on pupitres and dégorgement à la glace. Follows an ideal bottle aging.

Especificaciones
  • brix 21,90
  • Alcohol 12.80%
  • ph 3.10
  • Extracto seco neto 22
  • Azúcar residual 9,2
  • Acidez total 6,3
  • Ácido málico 2.40
  • Acidez volátil 0.25
SO2 (MG/lt)
  • Total 145
  • Libre 38
  • Good climate conditions during spring followed by a summer with temperatures lower than usual and a rainy august. The sunny first two weeks of September yielded for optimal harvesting conditions. Late September and beginning of October have been characterized for a continuous change in sunny and rainy days. Generous spacing between rows of vines played a positive role, allowing for optimal airflow and avoiding risk of mold also for late varietals.
TASTING

Pale pink color with tiny very persistent perlage. The bouquet is intense and charming elegant, with notes of apple, vanilla and wild rose. On the palate it’s full bodied, round, silky and harmonious.

 

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