Alta Langa DOCG Giulio I Vendemmia 2011

Great bubbles, for the Metodo Classico lovers.

Giulio I Alta Langa DOCG Vintage is the highest result of the historic and traditional production of Tosti bubbles.

A vintage made with 100% Pinot Noir grapes harvested by hand in boxes in the hillside vineyards in the areas surrounding Canelli at an average height of 350 meters above sea level. A small production obtained from 1.82 hectares of vineyards.

GRAPE VARIETY: 100% Pinot noir
TERRITORY: the demarcated area includes vineyards in the area of Vesime, Bubbio and Cassinasco located at 350 meters above sea level.
TERROIR: mainly chalky.
HARVEST: from the middle to the end of August.
PICKING: hand-picking in crate.
VINIFICATION PROCESS: soft pressing of the whole grapes.
FIRST FERMENTATION: fermentation of the must at the temperature of 14° C for 30 days. Rest for five months on the lees with batonnage to obtain the finest perfumes derived from the lysis of yeast cells.
RE-FERMENTATION: 70 months in bottle on yeasts in air-conditioned rooms at 14° C. Remuage and consequent dégorgement.

TECHNICAL DATA
ALCOHOL
: 12,5% VOL
ACIDITY: 6 G/L in tartaric acid
SUGAR: 11 G/L
OVERPRESSURE: 6 BAR

ORGANOLEPTIC FEATURES
FROTH
: Soft and abundant.
PERLAGE: refined, consistent and persistent.
COLOR: delicate golden yellow with bright reflections.
SCENT: very intense, subtle, with vanilla and fruity hints perfectly matching ripe fruit and bread crust notes.
TASTE: fine, savory and elegant. The aftertaste is persistent with floral and vanilla notes.

IDEAL TEMPERATURE: 6-8°C

CAPACITY: cl 75

Awards

2019 Concorso Nazionale Douja d’Or (IT) Cuvée Giulio I 2011 Douja d’Or prize

2019 Decanter World Wine Award  Cuvée Giulio I 2011 Silver Medal

2018 Global Sparkling Master Cuvée Giulio I 2011 Bronze Medal

2018 IWC Cuvée Giulio I 2011 Bronze Medal

2018 Catavinum – World wine & spirits competition (ES) Cuvée Giulio I 2011 Gold Medal

2018 Mundus Vini Cuvée Giulio I 2011 Silver Medal

2018 Wine enthusiast Cuvée Giulio I 2011 89/100

2018 Decanter World Wine Award  Cuvée Giulio I 2011 Bronze Medal