Athanor Sigillum 6 Bottles

£299.90

Sparkling wine of the highest quality, the result of an alchemical approach to the winemaking process. 75 Cl bottle with cork and safety seal.

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Description

Blanc de Blancs

Denomination: VSQ Sparkling Wine
Grape variety: 100% Chardonnay
First vintage produced: 1989
Vineyard area: 1.15 hectares
Exposure: East – North / East
Altitude: 180 – 220 m asl
Slope: from 35% to 45%
Year of replanting: 2000
Plants per hectare: 5,000
Yield per hectare: 85 q
Soil type: clayey-silty on the surface with sandy veins and a chalky substrate
Pruning: Simple Guyot
Harvest: Manual in boxes
Temperature and duration of fermentation: Weighing of the grapes, sequential pressing, separation of the “cuvée” and the “taille” and fermentation at separate batches at 18 ° C
Vinification: Traditional in the tank Aging: 33 months on yeasts after the draft
Alcohol content: 11.5% vol
Total acidity: 7.6 g / l
Volatile acidity: 0.35 g / l Ph: 3.06
Serving temperature: 8 ° – 10 ° C
Color: Light and brilliant straw yellow. Dense and exuberant pèrlage
Smell: clean and fragrant bouquet, with white citrus fruits (grapefruit / cedar) and delicate floral hints, together with the characteristic brioche notes given by yeasts
Palate: lively but subtle effervescence, fruity-citrus acidity typical of the Classic Method aperitif sparkling wine, good persistence with candied citrus returns Pairings: Molluscs and crustaceans with sweet meat (scallops, langoustine, granseola), boiled, fried or carpaccio white meat fish, hors d’œuvre and first courses with seasonal vegetables, fresh soft cheeses