Aristanis Metodo Classico

Spumante brut sparkling wine

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Grape variety: 85% Vernaccia Di Oristano. 15% Vermentino.

Soil: Medium textured; sandy

Training system: Guyot.

Ageing: In stainless steel tanks until sparkling process.

Description: Bright straw yellow, tending to gold. Fine and persistent perlage. The nose gives hints of dried and candied fruit, accompanied by notes of almond flowers, while breadcrumb is perceptible in a pleasant and delicate way. The mouth-feel of this sparkling wine is quite dry and bold. Enveloping but delicate and persistent. Almond reappears on the finish. Its livelines and freshness invite for another sip.

Area of production: Lower Valley of Tirso River.

Altitude: 20 m s.l.m.

Yield per hectare: 80 q.li

Harvest time: 3° decade of August.

Winemaking: Off skins fermentation; crushing and destemming; enzimatic clarification; fermentation at 15 °C; refining of the wine on its lees until February.

Malolactic fermentation: Not performed.

Ageing: On the yeasts for 18 months.

Method of production: Traditional method.

Total acidity: 7,50 g/l

Residual sugar: 7 g/l

Food matching: Perfect as aperitif, this versatile wine accompanies both seafood starters and pasta main courses.

Serving temperature: 6 °C