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Principe d' Oltremare

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The essence of Elegance....

Straw yellow colour with light green reflection, fragrant, elegantly creamy and mellow with hints of citreous and pastry flavour. Persistent and fine perlage.

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Grape type: 80% Pinot Nero, 20% Chardonnay

Year of installation:  1999- 1995- 1990 -1980

Vineyard: Made with grapes from Borgo Priolo, Torrazza Coste, Montebello, Valle Scuropasso – Pavia - Italy

Production: 90q/ha

Soil type: calcareous clay, sandy loam

Sun Exposure: Southwestt,

Altitudine: - 200 to 300 metres above sea level

Growing System: Guyot, Spurred Cordon

Denomination: OLTREPO’ PAVESE Denominazione Controllata e Garantita Metodo Classico

First year of production: 2008


VINIFICATION

Grape cluster thinning, hand- harvested and placed in 10 kg grape boxes by mid august

Whole grapes are gently pressed and must separated at stage I and II of the pressing; followed by must inoculation with selected yeast for the beginning of the fermentation that takes place at 16°C in stainless steel tanks for 10 days.

It ages for 6 months in stainless steel tanks (80%), and in new barriques (20%) with complete malolactic fermentation .

At the beginning of March the final ageing process starts and takes at least 20 months with manual remuage su pupitres and degorgement,; sufficient sugar is added as in brut-style.

Organoleptic Characteristics


Straw yellow colour with light green reflection, fragrant, elegantly creamy and mellow with hints of citreous and pastry flavour. Persistent and fine perlage.


GASTRONOMIC COMBINATIONS

Excellent with appetizers, shellfish; try it also with white meat.

Serving temperature: 11° C in flute glass