COLLEFRISIO Le Cave Brut Rosé
Crystalline pink colour with golden rose reflections, fine and persistent perlage. The bouquet shows aromas of berries, slight scents of rose hips and tuberose with mineral notes, bread crust, pastries and toasted almonds. Well balanced, fresh and long lasting taste. The wines are aged for 36 months on the lees in nearby caves carved into the hillside.
CSPC + 810138
Region: Abruzzo, Italy
Varietal: 100% Pinot Noir
ORGANICALLY GROWN www.collefrisio.it
The geographical makeup of Abruzzo is quite remarkable. A rugged, mountainous region with a lengthy coastline, abundant sunshine, generous rainfall and cool mountain air currents. Abruzzo is ideally situated between the Adriatic sea to the east, and the Apennines and Maiella mountain ranges to the west – including Gran Sasso, one of Italy's highest peaks at more than 9500ft (2895m). Chieti is a hilly province in southern Abruzzi where 75% of the region's wine is produced.
Soil: Stony Clay and Limestone
Winemaking: Harvesting at two different points of maturity
Processing and refining: Processing done in bottle. Aging for 36 months on the yeasts.
Vinification: Maceration at low temperature. Complete mining of the must and thermally-controlled fermentation in stainless-steel vats.