SERRAI EXTRA DRY
VALDOBBIADENE PROSECCO SUPERIORE DOCG
With an outright personality, it is a ideal as aperitif.
Production area/Origin of vineyard: On the scope of the hills in Vidor, one of the 15 DOCG municipalities
Size of vineyard: 3,6 ha
Altitude: 200 m asl
Type of soil: Easily erodible heterogeneous pebbles.
Slope and location: Hill exposed to the south.
Training system: Double-arched cane
Average of vineyard: 60 years
Yield: 135 quintals/ha
Harvesting period: Late September
VinificationThe first-pressing must is obtained from the soft pressing of the grapes and is processed at a controlled temperature to keep the aroma typical of the Glera grape intact.
Second fermentation: Over 4 weeks.
Sugar: 14,5 gr/l
Total acidity 5,6 gr/l
Sulphur dioxide 90 / 95 mg/l (max. level allowed in sparkling wine 235 mg/l, max. level allowed in organic sparkling wine 117 mg/l)
Colour: Bright straw yellow with tinges of green.
Perlage: Fine e persistent.
Bouquet: Fruity of Bartlett pear, calla lily and bellflower.
Flavour: It has a good harmony between a hint of sweetness and acidity, which together with a light tanginess characterize this firm wine. The pleasant fruity aftertaste is pleasant.
Pairing: Seafood and green asparagus tip risotto. Scallops wrapped with Sauris prosciutto and seared in the oven. Stewed pancetta bites and prunes lightly cooked in the oven.
Service: Serve at 8° C
Glass: White wine tulip
Storage: Store in a cool, dark place at a maximum temperature of 18°C
Fun Facts: This Serrai (name deriving from “henhouse”) wine is from the vineyard near the original home of the Vettoretti family.