RIESLING I.G.T. (Semi-sparkling)
MUNICIPALITY AND PRODUCTION AREA
The hamlet of Poggiolo di Montù Beccaria, in the Oltrepò Pavese area in Lombardy (Italy)
LOCATION AND EXPOSURE OF THE VINEYARDS
At the winery, the “Costera” vineyard, with a total surface area of about 0.5 hectare, facing southeast and the “Brughera” vineyard, with a total surface area of about 1 hectare, facing southeast.
PLANTING DENSITY AND VINE TRAINING SYSTEM
Casarsa, with an average planting density of
about 3,300 vines/hectare.
GRAPE BLEND AND HARVEST PERIOD
Riesling italico 60% e Riesling renano 40%.
Traditional harvest by hand during the last ten days of September.
VINIFICATION AND BOTTLING
Gentle pressing of the grapes with subsequent fermentation in temperaturecontrolled stainless steel vats, maturation and ageing of the wine on its own yeasts.
Bottling starts in the January following the harvest.
SENSORY TEST AND TECHNICAL NOTES
A straw-yellow colour with greenish glints, a fine fruity fragrance, a dry, fresh
and pleasant flavour. Alcohol content: 11,50/12% by vol – Acidity: 6.00-6.30 g/l
It is perfect with fish dishes in general, as well as frog meat and omelettes.
Serving temperature: 10-12 °C