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Cuvèecento Metodo Classico


Cuvèe cento Metodo Classico

Pinot Noir


Classical Method D.O.C.G.

Lombardy - higher Oltrepò hills
Commune of Montalto Pavese 390 m asl.

Plot no. 32 planted during the 60’s has 00:40 hectare of 100% Pinot Noir clone 667.The exposure is south-west and the soil is of limestone and clay with streaks of stony marl.The plants are grown with Guyot pruning with a densitiy of 3200 vines per hectare.

Manual from the third week of August, The grapes are then pressed and destemmed then macerated with their skins. After 4/6 days the free run wine is drained and put into small temperature controlled stainless steel tanks to complete the fermentation.

In late spring, the entire batch of this wine is bottled for a long fermentation.After at least 60 months of aging on its lees when its colour is perfect, it is disgorged and marketed.

Champenoise bottles, in horizontal boxes of 6.

Visual description: ruby red with light orange reflections, fine and persistent.

Bouquet: hints of bright red berries, raspberries, blackberries, strawberries and red currants.

Palate: ripe enveloping red fruit, with a slightly tangy aftertaste. persistent and full.

Serving Temperature: 8°/10 ° C.

Food Pairing: to fully appreciate all the nuances of the Pinot Noir. It is well paired with red meats, wild game,mature cheeses, excellent with venison stew.