Abruzzo Spumante Bianco metodo Charmat

Abruzzo Spumante Bianco metodo Charmat

In 1895, Federico Martinotti patented his method for the fermentation of sparkling wines in a closed container. Today, our Abruzzo Spumante Bianco Brut was born from fermentation in stainless steel tanks, enhancing its floral and fruity notes.

  • Production area: central Italy, Abruzzo, province of Chieti.
  • Vine variety: white and red grapes, autochthonous and/or allochthonous.
  • Training system: espalier, Abruzzo trellis.
  • Time of harvesting: from August 10th to September 30th.
  • Yield per hectare: rom 12.000 to 14.000 kg
  • Vinification: white vinification, with soft crushing and pressing of the grapes and resting at a low temperature for at least 8 hours.
  • Primary fermentation: at a controlled temperature (from 14 to 17°C) by means of selected yeasts.
  • Fermentation: 15 – 25 days.
  • Refinement: 30 – 90 days on yeasts.
  • Alcohol content: 12,5% vol.
  • Sugar residual: Brut
  • Colour: pale, brilliant straw yellow with greenish nuances. Elegant, fine and persistent perlage.
  • Bouquet: floral scents of hawthorn and orange blossom, notes of pear and tropical fruits. Final nuances of pastry.
  • Taste: harmonic, intense, soft, long-lingering.
    Aftertaste sensations confirm the high quality of this wine sensory characteristics.
  • Service temperature:
    5 – 7°C / 41 -– 44.6 F

Food pairing:

excellent as an aperitif, very pleasant with appetizers and raw fish. Perfect when served with medium-long seasoned cheeses.

Production area:

central Italy, Abruzzo, province of Chieti.