QUATTORDICI Benforte extra dry Brut sparkling wine from Verdicchio grapes

12,10 €

“Quattordici”, the hard-working protagonist of the Italo Calvino fairy tale of the same name, is a sparkling Brut based on Verdicchio with great freshness, good structure and pleasant softness. Ideal as an aperitif.
It prefers pairing with fish and vegetable crudités.

Type: brut extra dry sparkling wine

Fermentation: Martinotti-Charmat method

Grapes: 100% Verdicchio

75 cl bottle with cork - Contains sulphites

Alcoholic proof: 11,5%

Soil type: of alluvial marine sedimentary origin, with prevalence of Plio-Pleistocene and Miocene clay.
Training system: Gujot and double gujot.
Plant density: 3100 plants / ha
Yield per hectare: about 85 quintals
Vineyard age: 20 years

Vinification: early manual harvest, in the cooler hours of the day with soft pressing, fermentation at low temperature and re-fermentation in autoclave for the taking of foam which takes place very slowly, then refines in the bottle in a temperature-controlled warehouse.

Organoleptic characteristics
Visual test: straw yellow color with greenish reflections, fine and persistent perlage
Olfactory test: intense, refined with nuances of fresh fruit and white flowers
Taste test: fresh, savory, balanced

Pairings: aperitifs, appetizers, traditional dishes and maritime innovation.

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