The WineHunter Award 2020
NAME: “Costa dei Falchi” Conegliano Valdobbiadene Prosecco Superiore D.O.C.G. Rive di Collalto Extra Brut
CLASSIFICATION: Conegliano Valdobbiadene DOCG (Controlled and Guaranteed Designation of Origin) Rive di Collalto.
TYPE: sparkling white wine.
GRAPE VARIETY: pure Glera.
PRODUCTION AREA: Col Sandago company vineyards in Susegana (TV).
SOIL: calcareous, clayey with sandstone subsoil, relatively shallow.
YIELD: 12.000 Kg/hectare.
HARVEST: grapes are hand-picked during the second half of September.
VINIFICATION: destemming and soft pressing of the grapes, cold maceration of the same at 10 °C for 36 hours.
Pressing of the crushed grapes and temperature-controlled fermentation of the must at 16-17 °C.
Ageing in steel for 2-3 months.
SECONDARY FERMENTATION: the base wine is re-fermented in an autoclave et the constant controlled temperature of 16-17 °C
for 90 days, this is followed by tartaric stabilization and cold filtration.
APPEARANCE:brilliant, straw-yellow colour, with a fine and persistent perlage.
AROMA:full, with fruity and floral notes.
FLAVOUR:dry and harmonious, savory, pleasant and lingering.
SERVING SUGGESTION:excellent as an aperitif wine, suitable as an all-around wine, particurarly with delicate dishes and fish.
SERVING TEMPERATURE:8 °C
ALCOHOL CONTENT:11.5% Vol
RESIDUAL SUGAR:< 3 g/l
BOTTLE:750 ml, 1500 ml