Colli Euganei Doc
This is how the wine made with Glera variety is locally called. The grapes are picked by hand around mid September, slightly earlier compared to the ordinary harvest time. It appears straw yellow with delicate green tone highlights, fresh scents of white fruit like apple and pear.
with “maresina” (feverfew herb)
– Postcard from Italy
– Sean Penn
100% Glera (already known as Prosecco, locally called Serprino).
hand-picking of grapes in the middle of September with a selection of bunches.
owned vineyards that are more than 30 years old. They are located in the hilly area of the Euganean Hills, in the town of Torreglia (location Luvigliano). Under organic conversion.
clay soil, quite calcareous with a south-east exposure.
soft pressing, than the must is cooled, decanted and fermented at a controlled temperature (about 17°C).
Second fermentation: in December the filtered wine is refermented in closed tanks after the addition of yeasts and sugars in order to let pressure rise about 2,5 atmospheres.
light straw yellow with greenish highlights.
fresh bouquet remembering white fruits like apple and pear.
slightly sweet with a fresh and sour finish.