VSQ Metodo Classico Extra-Brut Sarcastico Vintage 2016

Tasting Notes

Sparkling White Wine Campenoise, produced with Chardonnay and Arneis grapes from our vineyards in Langa.

Fresh, dry with a very fine and persistent perlage. Direct and rich nose with notes of yeast and bread crust, savory and balanced in the mouth.

Suitable as an aperitif and in combination with appetizers and delicate first courses of fish and vegetables.

Basic Information

Product Name: Sarcastico Extra-Brut
Cépage: Chardonnay & Arneis
Appellation: Metodo Classico Extra Brut
Classificaton: VSQ
Color: white
Type: sparkling
Country/Region: Barbaresco – Piedmont
Vintage: 2016
Alcool percentage: 12,5%
Sugar rate: 2 g/l
Number of bottles produced: 2000

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Technical Details

Winemaking

Method: Traditional white vinification of the grapes with soft pressing and fermentation in steel tanks at 16 degrees temperature controlled . Refining in second passage barrels for 8/10 months. Following the “Tirage” and the refermentation, it stays in the bottle with its yeasts for at least 24 months.
Temperature: 16 °C controlled
Lenght: 12/15 days
Malolactic:
no
Aging: 8/10 months in barrique and 24 months in bottles
Age of barrels: 3/6 years
Wood type: Barrique
Barrels type: French oak
Level of toast: medium

Vineyard

% of Grape / Cépage: 80 % Chardonnay 20 % Arneis
Soil: calcareus marl
Exposure: South/East
Agricultural method: conventional
Year of plantation: 1998 – 2008
Date of harvest: 25/08/2016
Type of harvest: manual in cases
Geolocation: 44°42’16 N – 8°05’11 E

Bottle

Empty bottle weight: 900 g
Date of bottling: 20/03/2018
Aging potential: 5 anni
Cork size: 26×45
Cork material: micro agglomerated cork
Bottle type: Albeisa Metodo Classico
Number of bottles per box: 6
Box size:
34 x 18 x 26

Chemical Analysis

Dry extract: 18,04 g/l
Total acidity: 6,90 g/l (tartaric acid equivalent)
Volatile acidity: 0,60 g/l (acetic acid equivalent)
Total SO2: 85 mg/l
Free SO2: 30 mg/l

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