Designation: Colli Euganei Fior d’Arancio DOCG 2018 Bio
Grape varieties: 100% Yellow Muscat
Production area: Cortelà, Vo’ Euganeo, Padua (ITALY), southern and south-eastern vineyard exposure, 100-150 m above sea level
Vine training system: guyot
Number of plants per hectare: 4,500
Ages of vines: 30 years
Yield for hectare: 8,000 kg
Harvest: grapes are hand-picked and carefully selected
Harvest time: mid-September
Vinification: grape berries are destemmed and lightly pressed. After static settling the clari ed must is ltered and stored at low temperatures. The sparkling process occurs according to the Charmat method: the must is inoculated with selected yeasts and the prise de mousse occurs in autoclaves.
Organoleptic properties: straw-yellow colour, ne and persistent perlage, creamy foam. On the nose typical notes of Muscat grapes, orange blossoms, hawthorn and magnolia, as well as fruity hints of citron, peach and apricot. In mouth pleasantly sweet and well balanced. This Fior d’Arancio tastes like grapes that have just been harvested.
Food pairing: it matches with all kinds of cakes and pastries, especially fruit tarts, dry pastries and puff pastries. Suitable as an aperitif.
Serving temperature: it is best served at 6-8°C.
Alcholic content: 6.5% vol.
Glucose and Fructose: 103 g per litre
Total Acidity: 6.2 g per litre
Volatile Acidity: 0.15 g per litre
Total Sulphur Dioxide: 96 mg per litre
Overpressure: 3.5 bar