Grape varieties: 100% Durella.
Location: 5 hectares, all cultivated in Pergola Veronese and Guyot, located on the hills of Monte Calvarina, on the east side of Soave DOC area, from 250 to 300 m/above s/l.
Average vine age: 30 years
Vines per hectare: 3.500 / 5.000
Production: 9.500 Lt/Ha
Harvest: September - October. Hand harvest in cases.
Fermentation and maturation: The non-destemmed grapes are poured directly into the press. Fermentation in steel and a small part in wood. Re-fermentation in the bottle starts in May after the harvest. The maturation on the yeasts lasts at least for 36 months. Remuage by hand on pupitre. 6 months resting in the bottle after degorgement before selling.
At first glance: Bright yellow.
On the nose: The nose is characterized by notes of bread crust and yeast elegantly intertwined with hints of dried fruit and citrus.
On the palate: The harmonious and persistent taste comes from a good acidity that blends nicely with fine bubbles and a distinct flavor. The long final returns on notes of citrus.
Accompaniments: Perfect as an aperitif. Ideal with dishes of raw and shellfish. Great with Verona’s traditional dishes like Sopressa, cheese and Baccalà alla Vicentina (Typical stockfish recipes).
Service temperature: 8-10°C
Ageing potential: 5 years