This sparkling wine represents Ruttars’ hill at the best. Excellent quality grapes give a tasty wine, in which all the minerality of this hill is expressed. The slow winemaking process gives extremely soft bubbles that make very elegant the wine. This is what we call “a great wine with bubbles“.
Place: Ruttàrs hamlet, comune of Dolegna del Collio, hill, marl and sandstone soil, south-west facing. Training system: guyot 10 buds/plant, 5000 plants/hectare, year of planting 1989/1993; hand-harvest, yield 6 tons/hectare.
WINEMAKING AND AGEING
Blend of Ribolla gialla (60%), Chardonnay (20%) and Riesling (20%). De-stemming and pressing. Fermentation in steel tanks at for six months on the lees. Bottling without adding sugars, ageing in bottle 4 months.
Colour straw yellow. Intense and very rich flavour of green apple, pineapple, aromatic herbs, on mineral background. Fresh in mouth, velvety bubbles, salty, fruity and mineral finish.
Fish appetizers, first courses with vegetables and herbs. Serve at 9-10°C.
Champagne-style regular bottle.