Cuvée Aurora Brut
Alta Langa DOC
Pinot noir (70%) and Chardonnay (30%). All grapes are selected and hand-picked in hilltop Piedmontese vineyards, surrounded by the cities of Asti, Cuneo and Alessandria.
Soft pressing of the grapes is followed by clarification of the must and by fermentationat controlled temperatures. 10% of the cuvée consists of the previous vintage wine,aged in barrique. Fermentation takes place in the bottle according to the Classical Method.Yeast contact is extended for at least 30 months followed by traditional hand riddling(remuage) on pupitres and dégorgement à la glace.
COLOUR: pale gold colour with tiny and persistent perlage.
BOUQUET: intense and fragrant with notes of yeast and vanilla.
TASTE: on the palate the wine is well balanced with gentle acidity and harmoniouswith a soft hint of bitterness on finish.
Alta langa is a new Piedmontese D.O.C. appellation.In each bottle of Cuvée Aurora, the current vintage is enriched by the addition of 10%of the previous vintage cuvée aged in oak barrels . The result is very round, richand long aging sparkling wine.
Ideal as an aperitif, and perfect for pairing with entrées and fish dishes.Excellent with oysters and shellfish.
First vintage released: 1997
Alcohol content : 11,5 to 12% vol. following the vintage conditions.
Available formats : 0,75 l - 1,5 l.