Erbaluce Sparkling

Pronunciation of Erbaluce “Air-bah-loo-chay”

Grape Varietal: Erbaluce Sparkling
Pronunciation: “Air-bah-loo-chay”
Tasting Notes: The bouquet is intense with notes of citrus and acacia flowers.
Food Pairing: Appetizers, fish, shellfish dishes
Serving Notes: 9C
Grape History: The namesake comes from the local priest “Arciprete” in the quaint village of Cuceglio, who encouraged the community to resurrect their ancient grape varietals.
Region: Piedmont, Italy
Harvest: Beginning of September
Vinification: Fermentation at a controlled temperature of 16C
Aging: 5 months in stainless steel tanks in contact with lees
Bottling: During spring, with waning moon
Alcoholic Content: 12-12.5% by volume
Sugar: 5 g/l
Total Acidity: 8,0 g/l
Location: Nearby the village of Cuceglio, North of Torino
Altitude: 370 m above sea level
Soil: Acid, rocky
Density: 1200-1300 plants per Ha
Trimming Technique: Traditional, handmade
Structure: Pergola Canavese


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