Alta Langa DOCG Rachele Rosé Vendemmia 2016
A Metodo Classico Rosé dedicated to a special woman.
Obtained from Pinot Noir grapes of the superlative Harvest 2016, this Metodo Classico Rosé produces fresh and elegant bubbles, characterized by unique finesse and complexity.
This Alta Langa “rosé de saignée”, with a delicate natural pink color, given by the light maceration of Pinot Noir, is a tribute to Rachele Bosca, a woman who, with her enlightened vision, gave life to the reality that still today is Tosti1820.
GRAPE VARIETY: 100% Pinot Noir
TERRITORY: vineyards in the area of Vesime, Bubbio and Cassinasco located at minimum 350 meters above sea level.
TERROIR: mainly chalky.
HARVEST: end of August.
PICKING: hand-picking in crate.
VINIFICATION PROCESS: short maceration of the must with the skins and racking
FIRST FERMENTATION: fermentation of the must at 14° C for 30 days. Rest for six months on the lees with batonnage to obtain the elegant fragrances from the lysis of yeast cells.
SECOND FERMENTATION: 38 months in bottle in air-conditioned rooms at 14° C. Remuage and dégorgement.
ALCOOL: 12,5% vol
ACIDITY: 6 g/l tartaric acid
RESIDUAL SUGAR: 4 g/l
OVERPRESSURE: 5,5 bar
FOAM: soft and abundant.
PERLAGE: persistent and lively
COLOR: light pink with shades ranging from coral to peach
AROMA: very intense, complex, with floral notes boosted by secondary and tertiary aromas
TASTE: sapid and round. The perfect acid balance brings out a pleasant refreshing touch. The long aging on the lees gives a unique body and volume.
IDEAL TEMPERATURE: 6-8°C
AVAILABLE SIZE: cl 75